A hospital trust has been fined a total of £16,250 for 13 separate breaches of the NHS statutory duty of candour, the Care Quality Commission has said.
A trust has been fined £80,000 following prosecution by the Care Quality Commission for failing to provide safe care.
Trusts are unable to take full advantage of subsidised training under the government’s apprenticeship levy because the scheme is not flexible, HSJ has been warned.
The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.
With the new prime minister poised to announce NHS building projects, HSJ has identified 20 of the most significant hospital infrastructure schemes that require big injections of capital funding, often to address pressing problems with care quality.
Two Priory Group hospitals have been put in special measures after inspectors raised serious concerns about how staff treated patients.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have appointed a former chief nurse as deputy chief people officer, it has been announced.
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.