NHS East Midlands

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Second NHS manager re-employed shortly after redundancy

An NHS manager who left with a £200,000 redundancy package returned to work two months later as a consultant with NHS England.

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Thirteen regions yet to agree pathology model

Thirteen out of 29 regions have yet to formally commit to new pathology models, the latest update has revealed, although senior chiefs have declared the major efficiency scheme remains on track.

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Nurse sacked because of past whistleblowing activity

A large mental health provider unfairly dismissed a nurse with a record of whistleblowing because it feared he was seeking to highlight care failures, a tribunal has ruled.

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CQC drops prosecution of trust due to lack of evidence

The Care Quality Commission has dropped a prosecution against United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust for duty of candour breaches due to a lack of evidence.

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Trust mulls Supreme Court appeal over landmark rest case

The Supreme Court could hear a landmark case on trainee doctors’ rest breaks, which could have “huge implications” for NHS trusts.

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Calls to expand flexible working options following year-long trial

Policymakers are being called on to expand nurses’ flexible working options after a year-long trial involving more than 200 nurses showed evidence it would improve work-life balance.

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ICS medical director appointed executive lead

The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System has appointed medical director Andy Haynes as its executive lead.

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Hospital gets draft ‘inadequate’ rating

One of three high security mental health hospitals in England has received an “inadequate” rating in a draft report from the Care Quality Commission, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: Two regions dominate rankings for late cancer diagnosis

Just two regions account for nine of the 10 worst performing clinical commissioning groups for late detection of cancer, according to official data.

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ICS to lose managing director in the autumn

The managing director of a ‘first-wave’ integrated care system is to step down in the autumn, HSJ understands.

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Digital GP service provider secures biggest ever deal with NHS

Nearly 2 million NHS patients are to be given access to video consultations with doctors employed by a digital healthcare supplier as a result of a series of deals signed with NHS commissioners.

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NHS takeover of treatment centre sparks tax and pension fears among medical staff

The Nottingham Treatment Centre may face a shortage of medical staff as a result of some doctors’ concerns that its takeover by the NHS could have negative tax and pension implications for them.

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Revealed: The 20 capital projects promised by the PM

The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.

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Junior doctors win landmark case over rest breaks

NHS trusts could face substantial claims for backdated pay from junior doctors after judges ruled one trust had breached their contracts.

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Deputy clinical directors will share the primary care network load

Commissioners in the East Midlands are hiring deputy directors to support the clinical directors leading its primary care networks.

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Special measures for hospital where patients had to 'lie on floor'

An independent provider of inpatient mental health services has had a second hospital placed in special measures after patients were found to be treated in an “uncaring, undignified and disrespectful” way.

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Trust appoints interim chief after failed recruitment campaign

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed an interim chief executive after an unsuccessful national campaign for a permanent recruit.

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Judge green-lights award of CCG's disputed £320m contract

A judge has ruled a clinical commissioning group can award a £320m contract to its local acute trust despite an ongoing dispute from a large private provider.

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Revealed: The trusts failing to meet national efficiency targets

NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: NHS trusts dismiss Brexit impact on staff retention

NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.