Every current executive director at the five NHS trusts in Birmingham is white, despite more than 40 per cent of the city’s population being from a black, Asian or ethnic minority background.
NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
Two West Midlands trusts have failed to appoint a joint chair ahead of their merger next year.
Only one trust has as many black and minority ethnic board members as white, and 96 trusts say they have no BME board directors at all, new data has revealed.
Two mental health providers previously involved in failed plans for a triple merger have now decided to become one trust.
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A merger of three trusts has been dropped because it would have created a trust spanning two sustainability and transformation partnership areas, along with concerns over clinical and financial viability, HSJ can reveal.
A former director for NHS Improvement has been appointed as chief executive of a trust in special measures.
A merger of three trusts in the West Midlands has been put on hold by NHS Improvement.
A struggling trust in the West Midlands is set to replace almost half of its executive board roles.
The chief executive of an inadequate rated trust has been appointed to lead a neighbouring trust going through a merger.
A merger between three West Midlands trusts to create one of the biggest community and mental health providers in the county has been delayed, HSJ can reveal.
One of the most advanced national vanguard projects has decided to form a multispecialty community provider through an alliance agreement rather than go out to procurement as it “would take longer”.
Four trusts in partnership with GPs are on course to win a multibillion pound new care model contract.
More than one in five trusts failed to properly apply security updates that would have protected them against the worst cyberattack in NHS history.