Ruth Robertson highlights how tackling inequalities in waiting lists calls for inclusivity in addressing disparities amid the growing backlog
Two trusts remain in discussions with a tech firm over financial compensation a year after a cyber attack left them without access to patient records for months.
Around 20 trusts have not yet installed any electric vehicle charging points on their sites, HSJ analysis shows.
The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.
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.
Groundbreaking new data on community services appears to show enormous variation between areas in the number of referrals for a ‘two-hour urgent response’ being recorded.
Nearly two thirds of NHS trusts in England have submitted bids to the government’s ‘massively oversubscribed’ hospital building programme, HSJ has learned.
WINNER: Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust: Fewer Incidents and Better Care in Inpatient Mental Health Hospitals
WINNER: Oxehealth, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust, Oxford Health FT and South London and Maudsley FT: Improving Safety and Care for Inpatient Mental Health Patients
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.
A third of mental health trusts did not bid for any capital funding through their sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.
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Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.
The country’s only mental health vanguard is preparing to launch the first bed management system across multiple trusts, to halve the number of patients being sent out of area.
Two incumbent community providers have been named as the lead contractors for a new £57m out of hospital services model proposed for Coventry and Warwickshire.
There is a statistically significant link between serious safety concerns and the quality of leadership in England’s mental health services, an HSJ investigation reveals.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Sixteen West Midlands clinical commissioning groups are set to mobilise a new integrated NHS 111, GP out of hours and urgent care service across a population of 4.6 million after awarding a set of contracts worth up to £172m.
QUALITY: Eleven month waiting lists, high levels of restraint and out of date medicine have been experienced by patients with mental health conditions in the Midlands.
A county council has been nominated to lead the procurement of a new mental health services contract for young people spanning three clinical commissioning groups.