The number of trusts outperforming their peers on infant mortality has fallen, according to a national audit.
A former NHS chief executive is taking the helm at two more acute trusts in the West Midlands, it has been announced.
The number of overheating incidents in clinical areas reported by NHS trusts has almost doubled over the last five years, with directors saying ageing estates make them vulnerable to extreme weather events.
Health leaders in the Midlands are considering winding down or merging an NHS trust that was supposed to hold a ‘landmark’ integrated care contract worth £360m, according to trust papers.
The first NHS ambulance strike for 32 years appears not to have had any major impact so far.
National, system and trust leaders have told HSJ they fear for the safety of patients and the wellbeing of staff as the NHS experiences its first ambulance strike for 32 years.
A former acute boss is returning to NHS management to lead a mental health and community services trust.
Nearly a fifth of trusts providing maternity care have been red rated for their infant mortality rates in a national audit.
Two acute trusts in the Black Country are to share a former NHS England chief executive as their joint chair.
A former CEO of NHS England is stepping down from his position as chair of an acute hospital trust.
A major new NHS hospital has been delayed again after local chiefs announced a revised opening date
Revealing the hospital trusts hit hardest through the pandemic so far, and what their chief executives want to be learned from the experience.
Coordination of waiting lists and elective treatment across health systems and regions should be ‘far more systematic’, and could have happened earlier, chief executives of some of the hardest hit trusts have told HSJ.
Another two weeks of rising covid admissions have been forecast for one of the country’s hardest-hit regions for hospital cases, with senior sources telling HSJ they expect staff absences ‘to get worse before they get better’ and culminate in an end-of-January peak.
A major IT incident at an acute trust is disrupting treatment for eye patients after a significant data loss, it has emerged.
Some NHS trusts are reporting huge hikes to their gas and electricity bills, with finance chiefs expecting increases of up to £4m in this financial year.
Spiralling costs at delayed NHS construction projects will reduce available funding for new “hospitals” promised by the government, HSJ has learned.
There are 16 NHS trusts where at least one in six staff have not had two doses of coronavirus vaccine, and all but one of them are in London and Birmingham.
Disruption to the supply of materials and workforce to the construction sector have contributed to another delay to a major new hospital, for which planning started more than 10 years ago.