A joint chief executive has been appointed across three acute trusts in the East Midlands in the next stage of their “formal collaboration”.
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.
HSJ can reveal the first ratings given to every integrated care system for the ‘digital maturity’ of its NHS providers.
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.
Six integrated care systems have not held any public meetings of their ‘partnership’ boards – and nine have not published any ICP meetings or papers – nearly a year after they were set up.
At least 14 integrated care systems have now officially admitted they will end the year with a budget deficit, after just five areas said this at the start of the year.
The joint chair of two hospital trusts is to step down, just weeks after the “group” named its third CEO in four months.
A hospital group has appointed its second interim chief executive since October, after the substantive CEO went on leave for health reasons.
Ministers approved two integrated care systems’ requests to pay their chief executives more than £240,000, HSJ can reveal.
An integrated care board chair has said NHS England has too much power over promotions for senior managers, claiming it creates a “real problem” in incentivising ICSs to have a long-term focus on health inequalities and prevention.
The interim chief executive of a hospital ‘group’ in the Midlands is moving to a neighbouring trust, leaving the leadership of his current organisation uncertain.
The chief executive of the business formerly known as Virgin Care has been appointed CEO of a large independent mental health provider.
Local systems face a financial gap of more than £1bn in 2022-23, even after factoring in additional inflation funding provided by NHS England last week.
Police have dropped a case against a Midlands trust which was accused of manipulating its waiting lists.
The chairs have been chosen for 25 of the 42 NHS integrated care boards which will plan health services from April.
A Care Quality Commission deputy chief inspector has been appointed hospital chief executive at an East Midlands trust.
There has been very high uptake of the covid vaccine among those aged 70 and over in nearly all parts of England, new figures from NHS England suggest.
Just a third of people aged 80 and over have received the covid vaccine in one part of England, compared to four out of five in the area with the highest rate, new NHS England figures have revealed.