An acute trust is seeking compensation from a tech firm after its diagnostic IT suffered major technical problems following a system upgrade.
Internal government documents show some of the building schemes that failed to make the final list of ‘40 new hospitals’ were flagged as having potentially serious ‘political issues’, HSJ has discovered.
Ambulance chiefs say handover delays have got worse at some trusts in recent months, despite the picture improving nationally since last winter.
A struggling trust has been warned by regulators that it could see its junior doctors moved, after concerns about clinical supervision and safety at a hospital whose A&E closes at night.
An acute trust in the South West has appointed a new CEO who joins from a neighbouring provider.
Around 20 trusts have not yet installed any electric vehicle charging points on their sites, HSJ analysis shows.
The CEO of a trust with one of the lowest staff satisfaction rates in the NHS has announced she will step down next year, eight years after taking up the post.
An acute trust is set to recoup at least £14m from the taxman after winning a judicial review over VAT.
Trusts are regularly denying staff employed by their wholly owned subsidiary companies access to the NHS pension and providing them with schemes which are significantly less generous.
As 2022 comes to an end, HSJ takes a look at its most read patient safety stories of the year.
The first NHS ambulance strike for 32 years appears not to have had any major impact so far.
Nearly a fifth of trusts providing maternity care have been red rated for their infant mortality rates in a national audit.
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.
An acute trust has “palpable” cultural problems and staff “at all levels” have described an acceptance of “poor behaviours”, according to the Care Quality Commission.
Health and social care secretary Steve Barclay today called in chief executives of the six worst-performing trusts for ambulance handover delays to ‘ensure accountability’ for addressing the issue, HSJ can reveal.
Three clinical commissioning groups have been fined after they “manipulated” a procurement process to award a £2m contract to a favoured supplier.
An acute trust struggling with emergency care pressures has appointed a new chair.
More than 38,000 patients were put at risk of harm during March – more than 4,000 of them seriously – while they waited in an ambulance outside hospital, according to estimates shared with HSJ.
An NHS hospital chief executive with a suspected stroke was driven to hospital by her husband because of fears over very long ambulance delays, she has revealed.
Several large teaching hospitals are among those which saw the steepest declines in the proportion of staff who would recommend the care of their organisation, according to the NHS staff survey results.