An acute trust in London is among the biggest winners of a £600m allocation by the government to pay for backlog maintenance across the NHS.
GPs across six counties in southern England are being affected by a major supplier of clinical waste services’ capacity problems, with some practices warning it could cause them to close.
Ministers will invite local leaders to bid for eight ‘new hospitals’, as part of the government’s NHS building plan.
A small trust with severe quality and financial problems is to share a chair with its larger neighbour, it has announced.
Health systems will be given more control over developing shared patient records in their area, after an official review highlighted major barriers to progress, HSJ can reveal.
Staff must take “personal responsibility” to avoid misuse of the contact tracing app when working in areas that places them close to covid-19 patients, according to an official leading a trial of the technology.
National and regional NHS chiefs will seek to share out scarce ventilators to ”areas with the most immediate need, on a fair share basis relative to patient ventilation need, they have told hospital chiefs, who are increasingly concerned about what they will receive and when.
Commissioners have extended the temporary closure of an obstetrics unit for the “foreseeable future” after difficulties staffing it.
An Oxfordshire community hospital is to reopen after it was forced to shut at the beginning of the summer due to major nursing shortages.
A foundation trust has halved its multimillion-pound agency staff spend after introducing a series of workforce benefits.
Full maternity services will not return to an Oxfordshire hospital for the “foreseeable future” if proposals are given the green light by county health chiefs.
Three clinical commissioning groups in the Thames Valley are planning to merge into a single organisation covering their integrated care system.
One of England’s largest providers of 999 support to the NHS has gone into administration, affecting several NHS trusts, HSJ has learned.
A merger to create a £600m turnover trust is back on the cards after last weeks’ government capital funding announcement.
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust has agreed a revamped recovery plan with NHS Improvement amid concerns over its financial and waiting time performance.
There is only one person with a black or minority ethnic background among all the executive leads and chairs of sustainability and transformation partnerships and integrated care systems, according to HSJ analysis.
NHS England and Improvement’s director of primary care and system transformation is leaving to become chief operating officer at a foundation trust.
England’s chief nursing officer has said NHS Improvement will be “picking up” issues with an acute trust blocking non-medical referrals, despite national guidance stating they should be accepted.
A community hospital in Oxford will close temporarily at the end of the month because of major nursing shortages.