Seven trusts have been added to NHS England’s list of providers with the worst elective and cancer problems, putting the number of organisations in the ‘tier 1’ group back into double figures – and five leaving it, HSJ has learned.
Thousands of women are having induction of labour delayed because of a shortage of staff, raising concerns about the safety of them and their babies, HSJ has found.
Ministers have named the 30 trusts which will receive a share of a £250m fund to increase urgent and emergency care capacity.
A hospital maternity service has dropped two ratings to ‘inadequate’ after the Care Quality Commission warned of a ‘chaotic environment’, where leaders normalised poor practices and failed to act on safety concerns.
The Care Quality Commission has named the trusts which have performed ‘worse than expected’ on patient experience in urgent and emergency care.
Plans that would significantly reduce the range of services at an acute hospital in north Lincolnshire have been drawn up by health chiefs.
Two trusts have been added to NHS England’s list of those identified as needing the most support meeting cancer and elective targets.
More than 800 consultants in London have signed a letter saying they will not cover the junior doctors’ strike next week unless their trusts agree to pay a higher overtime rate set by the British Medical Association.
One of the NHS’s most pressurised regions has announced a shake up of its provider leadership, creating a new acute trust group in the process.
NHS trusts are ‘notoriously bad’ at managing their contracts with suppliers, according to a former Department of Health and Social Care official who is now setting up a large-scale procurement team.
Thousands of patients are being recalled for urgent eye checks after regulators raised safety concerns related to a product used in cataract surgery.
Trusts planning a £1.3bn group leadership model have been forced to re-run the recruitment process for a shared CEO.
NHS England has revealed the latest list of trusts which it has identified as needing the most support to meet electives and cancer targets.
Consultants have objected to plans for a group model between two providers on either side of the Humber estuary, saying it will leave their trust a “minority partner”.
Two trusts on either side of the Humber estuary are planning a move to a group model with a shared leadership team.
The share of referrals waiting more than three months for a diagnostic test – one of the key problems behind long waits for cancer treatment – is worse than at any point since February 2021, during the second national covid lockdown.
Eleven hospitals have been chosen as specialist surgical centres as part of a controversial reconfiguration led by NHS England, according to internal documents seen by HSJ.
More than 5 per cent of patients with suspected cancer have been waiting more than 104 days at 14 trusts, data leaked to HSJ reveals.