An integrated care system has been lifted out of the highest level of oversight by NHS England, after facing years of operational and financial challenges.
A community trust chief executive has announced she is stepping down, ahead of a new provider group being formed with a neighbouring acute.
NHS leaders in Lincolnshire have committed to bringing two of the county’s three trusts together in a “group” model.
An acute trust CEO has announced he is stepping down from full-time work next year, after a 42-year stint in the NHS.
Leaders who take on difficult jobs in the health service should be “cherished” and not “pilloried” by regulators, says the chief executive of a trust which is on the cusp of moving out of special measures.
Sir Andrew Cash has been appointed as interim chair of Lincolnshire’s integrated care board.
Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.
There is significant variation in ambulance response times to patients with serious conditions such as suspected strokes or heart attacks, which is not fully explained by how rural an area is, an HSJ analysis has revealed.
The chief executive of an embattled trust has told HSJ the organisation has sometimes been guilty of normalising the “unacceptable”, after regulators decided it should remain in special measures.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
Two mental health trusts in the East Midlands will share a joint chair from next year.
Emergency services at one of Lincolnshire’s largest hospitals were rated “inadequate” because staff were too busy trying to make improvements on another site.
A fifth standalone community trust has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
The full extent of the increased pressure on a struggling city hospital after the downgrading of a neighbour’s emergency department has finally been revealed.
One of the country’s biggest rural trusts has cut patients’ length of stay in hospital and improved waiting times by separating elective orthopaedic work from trauma cases, according to the results of a pilot project.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has appointed an interim chief executive after an unsuccessful national campaign for a permanent recruit.
A Lincolnshire trust which has been in special measures for more than two years is asking the public for their views on its reputation.
A single accountable officer has been appointed to work across four Lincolnshire clinical commissioning groups.
A community trust has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.