A local authority where a foundation trust has registered to provide social care has warned the move may destabilise other organisations, and encouraged NHS providers to focus on community health services.
An acute trust is launching its own social care service to reduce the ‘astronomical’ costs of delayed discharges.
At least seven more trusts have confirmed lightweight concrete on their estates following NHS England-ordered reviews and widespread safety concerns, HSJ has found.
An ongoing row between a major trust and its smaller neighbour over the care of acute stroke patients is leading to ‘significant’ patient safety risks, it has been warned.
The true scale of poor performance against the four-hour waiting time target at individual A&E sites, which is often masked by the official trust-level data, has been laid bare for the first time by information acquired by HSJ.
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.
A Yorkshire acute trust has confirmed its CEO will take on the role permanently after holding the post as an interim for more than a year.
NHS trusts have been given targets to increase elective activity that range from 103 per cent of pre-pandemic levels to nearly 130 per cent, internal data seen by HSJ reveals.
The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.
A foundation trust CEO will lead NHS England’s covid vaccine and flu programme from the end of this month.
Eleven NHS trusts have dropped a long-running bid to pay business rates at a discount usually reserved for charities, according to the Local Government Association.
Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.
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NHS England has agreed a contract to maintain the Harrogate Nightingale Hospital until March 2021.
NHS England’s chief people officer says she regrets “any upset or misunderstanding” following criticism over an “unacceptable” section of the newly published People Plan.
A healthcare system has set itself the target of filling one in five of its senior leadership posts with black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates.
The NHS must directly confront the issue of “white privilege”, take responsibility for the fact that some from a minority ethnic background believe the service contains “racist” organisations, and stop looking for reasons not to tackle discrimination, leading NHS figures have told HSJ.
Patients will not be sent to the new Nightingale facility in Yorkshire for the time being, as the region’s existing hospitals continue to manage the surge in coronavirus cases.
Moves are taking place to set up a raft of temporary hospitals across England — in venues such as conference and sports centres — to create additional capacity for coronavirus patients.
Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.