A mental health trust has been served with a warning notice ordering improvements in its processes around rapid tranquillisation of patients.
Around 20 trusts have not yet installed any electric vehicle charging points on their sites, HSJ analysis shows.
A trust has appointed a chief executive whose track record as finance director includes work towards eliminating its underlying deficit.
The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.
A trust chief executive has announced she is to retire later this year after 40 years working in mental health services.
A trust is holding virtual recruitment sessions in a bid to attract staff sacked by P&O.
The Consultant Nurse wrote and delivered a workforce strategy that over a five-year period would transform the capability and career potential of the nursing workforce. Workforce development was supported through the delivery of two interlinked work-based courses. Learning outcomes focused on facilitating evidence-based practice which improved senior decision-making, patient outcomes ...
Trust urgently upgrades A&E security after increased attendance by acutely ill mental health patients
A trust has had to enhance security after an increase in the number of acutely ill mental health patients — including children — attending its emergency departments.
The chief executive of a mental health trust has apologised after sharing a colleague’s ‘suicide note’ with 3,000 staff.
Women in a newly opened psychiatric intensive care unit had concerns for their sexual safety, a Care Quality Commission report has revealed.
A privately run child and adolescent mental health unit has been closed permanently, with its residents moved elsewhere, after concerns were raised about their safety.
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Covering the populations of Cheshire East and Vale Royal (7,000 people accessing specialist mental health services), this redesign is centred on service users, providers and commissioners working together to transform services for people severely affected by mental health problems, to improve:
Just one in four people suffering from a long-term mental illness are in work. Mental health problems at work cost the economy £34.9bn with a cost to business of £26bn each year.
The star performers in this year’s HSJ Value Awards - which celebrate the work of NHS teams across the areas of transformation, clinical and medical services, and operational and corporate services - have now been announced
Inpatient detoxification units in England are warning they could close — causing possible increases in substance and alcohol related deaths — unless NHS England changes the “precarious” way they are currently funded.
A clinical commissioning group has admitted its predecessors failed to follow due process when trying to close an inpatient unit for people with dementia.
Several mental health trusts have reported spikes in incidents of physical restraint or seclusion on patients, driven by covid-19 restrictions, HSJ has learned.
A trust with deep-rooted problems in its maternity service had to close one of its two units — which are nearly 40 miles apart — to new births 111 times in four years, HSJ can reveal.
Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.