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.
A big rise in GP referrals being deferred because no appointment slots are available, in the wake of the covid pandemic, has sparked concerns that patients are going undiagnosed and missing out on the correct treatment.
A strategy and operations director has been appointed to lead a children’s hospital after serving as its acting CEO.
An external review has been launched at a leading children’s hospital after a series of “never events”.
The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.
Personal protective equipment supplies today started to arrive at some trusts which were reporting shortages yesterday, but concerns remain about stock levels in parts of the country.
Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group’s medical director, who was at the centre of a bullying and whistleblowing row, has returned to work after more than 18 months on “special leave”.
A clinical commissioning group, which has been the subject of concerns about staff culture and bullying, has appointed a new chair.
The chief executive of a community and mental health trust will step down after 18 years, it has been announced.
A clinical commissioning group accused of having a “toxic” culture will bring forward a review of its whistleblowing policy and give “even more support” to staff pursuing bullying and harassment cases, an improvement plan has recommended.
The chair of Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group – which has been a subject of concerns over its staff culture and bullying – will step down in September after six years in the role, HSJ has learnt.
The accountable officer of Sheffield clinical commissioning group has been off work sick for six weeks amid allegations of bullying, whistleblowing and poor culture within the organisation, HSJ has learned.
A clinical commissioning group has hired a former primary care trust chief executive as its “independent development director”, following claims of cultural problems including bullying.
David Blunkett has voiced concerns that a clinical commissioning group at the centre of a bullying row has an existing director leading its improvement plan, telling HSJ this “is not a matter of internal process”.
A second NHS organisation in Sheffield is facing accusations of bullying and a poor culture, HSJ has learned.
Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed one of its directors to spearhead work on an improvement plan following claims of bullying, poor culture and whistleblowing.
NHS England was warned about “constant unrelenting bullying” by senior managers at Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group more than a year ago, HSJ has learned.
One of the largest clinical commissioning groups in the country is facing serious questions over its leadership and culture, amid bullying allegations, whistleblowing complaints and a highly-critical independent investigation.