Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan
Regulators have uncovered multiple examples of patients being put at risk when junior doctors are left with tasks they are not trained for, lacking support, and facing bullying and inappropriate behaviour.
The Care Quality Commission has downgraded two emergency departments run by Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust to “inadequate” ratings amid quality concerns and consistently poor ambulance handovers.
NHS providers that owe the government a combined £10bn would see the debts converted into a form of investment that does not have to be repaid, under plans being discussed by national leaders.
Not one of the NHS’ major hospital trusts hit the four-hour 95 per cent standard in November as performance across core metrics plummeted to new lows in the face of record demand.
An independent review into mortality has exposed serious workforce problems and a failure to learn from deaths at a hospital trust.
Pension problems and staff shortages have caused cancer waits to surge at a West Midlands trust.
One of the NHS’ most troubled trusts has moved out of the “inadequate” Care Quality Commission rating.
Heavily-indebted NHS providers are bidding to restructure their loans with the Department of Health and Social Care, albeit with little prospect of them being written off.
One of the country’s most troubled hospital trusts, which is chaired by former NHS England chief executive Sir David Nicholson, has rejected regulators’ request for it to rein in its large deficit.
Sir David Nicholson has been appointed the chair of a West Midlands sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.
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NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
Below is a breakdown of acute and combined trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2018 NHS staff survey.
A&E doctors at a Midland hospital trust have told CQC inspectors their department does not feel safe, as one patient waits nearly two days for a medical bed.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
Sir David Nicholson has been appointed permanent chair of a troubled hospital trust, HSJ can reveal.
A chief executive who left a London hospital trust amid financial failure will take the helm of one of the West Midlands’ most troubled trusts.
A local fire service has stepped in to help a struggling hospital trust ferry patients home as part of its winter plans.
The NHS “paid the price” for the Lansley reforms by losing sight of important efficiency programmes as senior managers were left “running around applying for jobs and changing structures”, the health service’s former head has said.