More than a quarter of ‘critical incidents’ have been declared by just four trusts since the start of the crisis in urgent and emergency care.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed former Medway FT boss Lesley Dwyer as chief executive, HSJ has learned.
Embattled Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has appointed a new interim chief executive just a week after incumbent Stuart Richardson stood down.
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.
The chief executive of one of the NHS’s most troubled trusts is standing down following sustained criticism about the leadership team’s efforts to turn around the organisation.
The deputy leader of a trust rated ‘inadequate’ by a health watchdog four times in the past decade has admitted the necessary changes to its culture may take a further four years.
Cambridgeshire Community Services Trust chief Matthew Winn has been appointed interim CEO of Norfolk Community Health and Care for a 12-month period.
Former commissioning chiefs have been accused of presiding over a ‘culture of bullying’ at the predecessor organisation to Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board, as part of a legal claim from a former employee.
Three acute trusts in one of the NHS’s least digitally mature health economies have hired US firm Meditech to provide a single electronic patient record under a contract worth around £155m.
HSJ can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.
East Suffolk and North East Essex Foundation Trust chief executive Nick Hulme has been appointed interim chief at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals FT, the trusts have announced.
An independent review has raised concerns about a mental health trust’s reporting systems, including what appeared to be a large number of patient deaths shortly after leaving the trust’s care.
NHS leaders ‘who might be hesitating about whether or not to really commit’ to their local integrated care system should ‘put aside all of those doubts [and] get stuck in’, Patricia Hewitt has claimed.
The chief executive of Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust is leaving the provider to take on a senior role at NHS England.
The forecast cost for a small acute trust’s new hospital has increased from a previous estimate of £600m, its chief executive has told HSJ, as inflation piles pressure on the government’s New Hospitals Programme.
Seven integrated care systems and one ambulance trust have been placed in ‘intensive support’ because of their performance against urgent and emergency care metrics.
A Norfolk hospital’s maternity services have been downgraded from ‘good’ to ‘inadequate’, with warnings raised about the safety and quality of care provided.
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.
An integrated care board is exploring whether some ‘system level and place roles’ could be jointly funded by local providers, as ICBs look to radically cut their running costs.