A clinical director was dismissed from his job at a district general hospital after a subordinate raised concerns about him performing “unsafe” private work, a tribunal has revealed.
An executive from a neighbouring trust will take over as chief executive at Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
Contingency plans have been triggered to make sure NHS trusts keep receiving millions of examination gloves, after an unforeseen surge in demand caused “stock shortages” at their main supplier.
Two out of three requests from NHS trusts for capital investment have so far been rejected under the government’s new funding regime, analysis by HSJ suggests.
An integrated care system in the south west of England has appointed Nick Relph as interim chair.
The chief executive of a mental health trust in the South West has announced her retirement after 13 years at the trust.
A special measures trust is shifting nearly all its elective orthopaedic work out of its main hospital as part of a raft of initiatives aimed at getting out of special measures.
Community providers in the south west will compete to take over each other’s services after the local CCG announced it would accept only single-provider bids for a new £1.2bn contract.
The country’s smallest hospital trust could lose its A&E service under proposals that will be put to the public for consultation next year.
The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed the trusts and partnerships which will receive capital funding worth around £900m for building developments.
Ambulance trusts will not hit most of their new response time targets for “another two years” largely because of significant workforce shortages, a sector leader has told HSJ.
More than half of the 29 proposed pathology networks comprising acute and specialist NHS trusts have yet to agree on a model to reconfigure their laboratory services, eight months after the initial deadline passed.
Two clinical commissioning groups in a financially struggling health economy are proposing to merge by April next year to enable them to “punch our weight”.
Chief executive interview: Tony Spotswood, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Foundation Trust
This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Membership subscribers. Each month in 2018 a member of the HSJ expert team will conduct a challenging, candid and in-depth interview with a provider trust boss.
A high profile regulator and quango chief has been appointed as the new independent chair of a troubled health economy.
A clinical commissioning group has reversed a decision to pull life saving support from a vulnerable patient, after his lawyers argued the commissioner was breaching the Equality Act.
Three acute trusts in the South West have agreed to form a hospital alliance focusing on identifying gaps in workforce and capital across the region.
An acute hospital trust could merge with a social enterprise company that provides community, mental health and social care services, HSJ has learned.
Four new “integrated care systems” have been named by NHS England and NHS Improvement, as they continue to “finalise the details” of a financial regime for the existing ten ICS.