Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust


Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target

Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.


Married trust CEO and ICS chair pair to step down

A mental health trust CEO has announced she is to retire after a 35-year career in the NHS, while her husband is also leaving his ICS chair role at the end of the year.

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White men form the minority of HSJ’s Top Chief Executives

A chief executive with less than four years’ experience has been selected as the number one CEO in HSJ’s eighth annual ranking of the service’s top provider trust chiefs


Trust tells clinicians ‘we’ll support you’ over safety risks caused by covid pressures

A trust has written to its registered workforce to reassure them of management support when delivering care in ‘extremely challenging circumstances’.


Shared care records – Reviewing the progress and planning next steps

Claire Read reports on an HSJ webinar run in association with Orion Health which explored the progress of shared care records and their future

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: IT & Digital Innovation Award

The Flu Bee Game is designed to improve vaccination rates by engaging, educating and encouraging staff to get vaccinated.

NHS leaders call for financial targets to be scrapped ahead of covid-19 surge

Senior healthcare leaders have called on ministers to scrap their financial and efficiency targets as they scramble services to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Neighbouring FTs miss financial plan by £24m

Two acute trusts in Derbyshire have fallen £24m behind their financial “control totals” and admitted they will miss their year-end plans.

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Fifth standalone community trust rated ‘outstanding’

A fifth standalone community trust has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.

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Pay deal row erupts between government and NHS England

A row has broken out between the government and NHS England over £50m funding for NHS staff pay.

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Leadership Q&A: Derbyshire Community Health Services Foundation Trust

Tracy Allen, chief executive of Derbyshire Community Health Services Foundation Trust, explains how the role of executive director of quality/chief nurse will be a key influencer in health and social care integration across Derbyshire


Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

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Optimising NHS human resources more important now than ever before

As demands placed on NHS staff grow, employers accept that more can be done to properly use and retain the talents of the people who make up the health service, writes Danny Mortimer


Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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Trusts across STPs hope to merge by spring 2018

Two trusts in neighbouring sustainability and transformation partnerships have confirmed they aim to merge in early 2018, following the outcome of a review by the Competition and Markets Authority.


Updated: 48 trusts hit by ransomware attack

Multiple hospital trusts and other NHS organisations are suffering significant IT systems problems following a major ransomware attack.

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Revealed: 23 trusts chosen for new Carter review

More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.

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Exclusive: Doctors' views used to expose failing services

NHS Improvement will use the satisfaction rates of junior doctors to assess which trusts could have “fragile or unsustainable services”, a document obtained by HSJ reveals.