NHS England London threatened to remove a foundation trust’s governors in a dispute about a new chair appointment, it has emerged.
An interim joint chair has been hired by two trusts on a six-month contract, their third appointment to the role in under two years.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.
Mental health trusts are facing reduced access to vulnerable patients’ records for at least three weeks after a cyber attack on an NHS IT supplier, HSJ has learned.
The joint CEO of two trusts felt she needed to prove herself when vying for top-level roles – while others landed jobs based on their potential alone.
The former chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has been appointed chair of a small specialist trust involved in a controversial proposed merger.
The backlog of serious clinical incidents that need investigating is building up throughout the NHS, due to the impact of coronavirus and emergency service pressures.
Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.
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.
The chair of one of England’s biggest teaching hospital trusts will also chair its smaller neighbour from next April.
A large mental health provider unfairly dismissed a nurse with a record of whistleblowing because it feared he was seeking to highlight care failures, a tribunal has ruled.
Two London trusts have entered into a “strategic alliance”, they announced this week.
A major programme involving land sales and services moving site has come a step closer to completion after the government announced £100m for the projects.
Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside
Four sustainability and transformation plan areas will spearhead system leaders’ plans for regional back office mergers across the NHS, which could require significant changes to local governance structures.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.