A major teaching trust mistakenly released private information belonging to more than 22,000 patients in two major data breaches.
Official data published for the first time has revealed more than 24,000 children and young people are waiting almost two years to be seen by community mental health services.
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A trust pressured into commissioning an external review of dozens of suicides faces fresh criticism and questions about the probe’s credibility after it emerged the investigation will not investigate each case but instead look to ‘identify themes’.
Government is in talks with national NHS leaders over how to fill an urgent funding gap of at least £1bn this financial year, HSJ has learned, as new analysis shows all 42 local integrated care systems were behind their own plans less than halfway through 2023-24.
A senior clinician has raised fundamental concerns about a trust’s probe into dozens of suicide cases, which was sparked by his allegations that staff had tampered with the notes of a patient.
A major teaching hospital has alerted the police after it discovered an advanced clinical practitioner who worked for the trust for several years and likely saw thousands of patients was doing so on forged professional qualifications, HSJ has learned.
HSJ can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.
NHS organisations will have to make average efficiency savings of almost 6 per cent to meet their financial requirements this year, a report suggests, which is significantly higher than the levels demanded before the pandemic.
Fewer than one in 10 GP practices offers patients access to their records in several areas of England, with significant variation across England, six months ahead of a new deadline.
More than half of integrated care systems do not have a fully developed population health management system, despite this being a ‘core aim’, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England has told many trusts and systems they are not allowed to increase their staffing establishment in the next 12 months, HSJ has learned.
The chief executive of an acute trust in the East of England has announced she is stepping down to take “semi-retirement”.
An acute trust has publicly accused its cleaning contractor of failing to meet nationally set cleaning standards, and said this has contributed to a ‘large spike’ in hospital-acquired infections.
Senior staff have questioned why a major hospital did not seek support from neighbours when emergency patients were left waiting more than 60 hours to be admitted to a bed.
NHS England and local system leaders are looking into “consistently high” mortality rates over the last two years at an acute hospital after previous reviews failed to find an explanation, an integrated care board meeting was told this week.
One of the NHS’s biggest trusts is planning to significantly boost its staff accommodation amid concerns a shortage of affordable housing in its catchment area is having a “significant impact on recruitment”.
A specialist trust has promoted its chief operating officer to be its new chief executive.
The Care Quality Commission has improved the rating of a long-struggling A&E from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’, as part of a system-wide inspection of urgent and emergency services
A cluster of integrated care systems across the North of England has bucked the trend to deliver successful integration schemes and better patient outcomes despite high levels of deprivation, new analysis has found.