System leaders in Yorkshire have said their decision to set a balanced financial plan instead of a deficit was shaped by the ‘tactics’ of engaging with NHS England, including the threat of potential sanctions.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service has appointed a new chair, who will join the organisation from an acute trust.
A former acute boss is returning to NHS management to lead a mental health and community services trust.
A mental health trust CEO has announced she is to retire after a 35-year career in the NHS, while her husband is also leaving his ICS chair role at the end of the year.
Several NHS trusts will remain locked into contracts with Russian energy giant Gazprom until April 2023, HSJ understands.
At least 11 trusts have paid just over £4m to a Russian government-owned energy supplier in the current financial year, while 17 paid the company £17m the year before, HSJ analysis shows.
The NHS is set to miss a major national target to eliminate inappropriate out of area placements within mental health by the end of March, HSJ can reveal.
Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber FT, the winner of the Freedom to Speak up Organisation of the Year at the 2019 HSJ Awards, has ensured a FTSU culture has spread throughout the organisation and the region, says Jennifer Trueland
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
WINNER: Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber Foundation Trust – Developing Compassionate “Speak Up” cultures – within and across systems
Three NHS providers successfully challenged the Care Quality Commission to improve their draft inspection rating last year.
NHS England has selected 14 hospital trusts to test new accident and emergency standards which could replace the four-hour target.
A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.
The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.
A mental health trust has introduced a new rostering system after a nursing assistant claimed for more than £7,600 for bank shifts he did not work.
Health leaders in the north have set a date for publishing their sustainability and transformation plan, following calls for transparency from the region’s MPs.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.
Health and social care bodies across Northern Lincolnshire have used a £1.3m tranche of their Better Care Fund money to create a multi-disciplinary team to focus on care for frail elderly patients.
PERFORMANCE: Clinical governance experts are examining whether an action plan is being followed at a mental health unit where six inpatients took their own lives while on leave between April and December 2013.