More hospitals have closed parts of their site after discovering potentially unsafe concrete had been used in the building structures, HSJ has learned.
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 former NHS chief executive is taking the helm at two more acute trusts in the West Midlands, it has been announced.
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 trusts with substantially worse experience of maternity care have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.
Two acute trusts in the Black Country are to share a former NHS England chief executive as their joint chair.
Analysis of new data has identified multiple trusts which appear to have no executives or very senior managers from a minority ethnic background, despite their workforces being relatively diverse.
An acute trust has been fined £2.5m after pleading guilty to charges of failing to provide safe care after the deaths of two patients.
An acute trust has pleaded guilty to charges of care safety failures in a prosecution brought by the Care Quality Commission following the deaths of two patients.
A review by Sir Mike Richards has warned of ‘really poor’ working relationships and ‘hostility’ within the system that was due to launch the NHS’ first integrated care provider, HSJ has learned.
A general hospital trust has been charged with failings in the care of two patients in separate cases by the Care Quality Commission.
The benefits of digital tools to patient safety can extend far beyond supporting better decision making, as an HSJ and Capsule Technologies webinar discussed
The pandemic has shown how digital solutions can help in, for example, the safe and effective transfer of care between settings, but it’s also exposed potential gaps in information governance arrangements
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2020, HSJ takes a look back at the 10 most read commissioning stories of the year.
As 2020 draws to a close, HSJ takes a look at its most read stories of the year.
The number of ambulance handovers taking longer than an hour have almost doubled in just one week, the latest figures have revealed.
Two trusts have agreed to appoint a joint chair amid efforts to form a group model across their sustainability and transformation partnership.
Three acute trusts across the Black Country and West Birmingham have been forced to cancel some planned procedures as covid-19 pressures mount, HSJ can confirm.
Ambulance bosses say patients are being put in ‘dangerous’ situations, as tighter infection control measures and busy emergency departments have left them waiting up to three-and-a-half hours to be transferred.
NHS England and Improvement has written to trusts in the Black Country urging them to “rapidly” agree on a hospital group model, HSJ can reveal