Several trusts are failing to admit their sickest emergency patients in a timely fashion, despite performing well in official waiting time statistics, HSJ can reveal.
Trusts ‘over-delivering’ on two emergency care targets this winter will be awarded a share of a new £150m capital fund, NHS England has announced.
The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.
The trusts with substantially worse experience of maternity care have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.
Two coastal trusts embarking on a new leadership model have appointed a joint chief executive.
An “outstanding” mental health trust will share a joint chief executive and chair with an acute trust covering the same patch, it has been announced.
Medically fit patients are waiting up to nine months to be discharged from some NHS hospitals as increasing numbers of working age people develop more complex conditions amid ongoing social care shortages.
Staff at a trust in the South West have had to spend hours “phoning around hospitals” to find suitable cots for premature babies, in the face of “increasing difficulty” in accessing appropriate care locally.
Almost a third of acute trusts have been identified by NHS England as being ‘at risk’ of missing key targets for electives and cancer recovery, with some facing ‘periodic calls between ministers and CEOs’, HSJ can reveal.
A new system leader has said she has felt like she is ‘in a straitjacket’ since being in the post, and asked for greater acknowledgement that ‘I might actually know what I’m doing’.
Projects in Dorset and Devon are set to be the first within the government’s New Hospital Programme to agree construction contracts.
A major shake-up of neonatal care, aimed at reducing mortality and illness, could see dozens of units restricted to caring for less premature babies.
Patricia Miller, Dorset County Hospital CEO, shares her approach to building a culture of inclusion
The trusts with the biggest share of their waiting list at more than 18 months and two years has been revealed for the first time.
A group of senior leaders from minority ethnic backgrounds have expressed a ‘deep sense of disappointment’ at the lack of progress being made to address racial inequalities in the NHS.
The English region least hit by the covid-19 outbreak so far has the biggest share of its waiting list who have been there a year or longer, HSJ analysis reveals.
NHS England plans to introduce a “call before you walk” model for accident and emergency by winter, HSJ has been told.
As 2019 winds down, HSJ is taking a moment to revisit its most read workforce stories of the year.
A shortage of radiologists, pensions issues and rising demand have driven the worst breast cancer wait times for at least nine years, some of the worst performing trusts told HSJ.