The former medical director of NHS Improvement – who now holds several local board roles – is to become chair of the national NHS Integrated Care System network.
The chief executive of a major acute trust has said performance problems caused it to ‘look inwards’ and described how it has been working to ‘build back relationships’ and give ‘hope’ to staff.
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.
More than half of integrated care systems have managed to cut their rates of delayed discharges this year, but performance worsened in 16 ICSs.
The chair of a Nottinghamshire acute trust has been selected as the Labour candidate for elections to become the first mayor of the East Midlands.
Integrated care systems ‘where everybody’s getting on well’ tend to avoid tackling ‘uncomfortable’ – but critical – issues, according to NHS England’s national director of intermediate care and rehabilitation.
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.
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.
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2022, HSJ takes a look back at the 10 most read integration stories of the year.
The first NHS ambulance strike for 32 years appears not to have had any major impact so far.
National, system and trust leaders have told HSJ they fear for the safety of patients and the wellbeing of staff as the NHS experiences its first ambulance strike for 32 years.
Relationships are said to have broken down between councils and a trust which has just come out of critical incident status amid extreme pressures.
A trust’s director of communications has been suspended from her role following reports she blocked bereaved parents on social media.
The chief executive of Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will leave this year to lead a neighbouring mental health trust.
Five health systems have said they cannot submit a balanced financial plan for 2022-23, and are set to face ‘additional restrictions’ on spending from NHS England.
A Midlands trust at the centre of a maternity scandal has been issued with another warning notice, with the Care Quality Commission saying it is ‘disappointing’ that safety problems have still not been addressed.
Donna Ockenden will chair the independent review of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust’s maternity services, following sustained pressure from the families involved.
Families involved in a major review into maternity failings at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust have criticised the decision of the review team to press ahead with the publication of an interim report, despite serious concerns about its terms of reference and methodology.