At least seven more trusts have confirmed lightweight concrete on their estates following NHS England-ordered reviews and widespread safety concerns, HSJ has found.
A chief executive has been named for a new community and mental health trust in the south of England ahead of its planned formation next year.
An integrated care board and all seven of its member trusts have been placed into the ‘recovery support programmes’ – formerly known as special measures – by NHS England, after declaring a deficit plan for 2023-24.
Two trusts in the south of England have named a joint chief executive as part of a major reorganisation.
An integrated care system is planning a new trust for all its community and mental health services, which are currently offered by several providers.
Sadly, we live in a world where racism, misogyny, ableism and other forms of discrimination and prejudice exist. As an organisation that is rooted in and serves our community, we are not exempt from such discriminatory beliefs and behaviours, writes Solent Trust’s Anna Rowen
Availability of inpatient child and adolescent mental health services beds — particularly for eating disorders — has reached ‘crisis point’, with young people left waiting on a standard paediatric ward or at home as demand surged during the covid pandemic.
A small trust with severe quality and financial problems is to share a chair with its larger neighbour, it has announced.
A new independent chair has been appointed to the Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire health and care system.
Isle of Wight’s struggling integrated trust is partnering with a mainland provider in Hampshire, which will help it deliver mental health services.
A manager has won his employment tribunal against a patient transport company he alleged had misled clients over staffing.
Mental health trusts are continuing to experience higher than average incidences of violence against staff, the NHS staff survey has shown.
Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.
Only one trust has as many black and minority ethnic board members as white, and 96 trusts say they have no BME board directors at all, new data has revealed.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.
Primary and community care leaders in the Portsmouth area are planning the first steps towards rolling out a new care model.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
STRUCTURE: Mental health providers in Oxford and the Thames Valley have set out how they will use their new commissioning powers to create a new care model for secure adult mental health services.