Treasury scepticism about NHS funding is ever more engrained. Local and national NHS leaders can help change it, argues Chris Thomas.
An ‘outstanding’ hospital trust has had its Care Quality Commission rating suspended, in a rare step by the regulator, due to ‘significant discrepancies’ between the current assessment and findings at a recent inspection.
Sir Jim Mackey is moving on from Northumbria Healthcare FT after 18 years and taking the top job at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals FT. This week we discuss what this means for the NHS in the North East and also for NHSE, where he will be leaving his chief operating ...
Sir Jim Mackey has been named the new chief executive of Newcastle Hospitals, and a Number 10 official will return to NHS England to take over his role as interim chief operating officer, it has been announced.
A major hospital trust which was the first NHS organisation to declare a ‘climate emergency’ has said lack of national funding is undermining the ‘transformational change’ needed for the service to achieve its net zero targets
A major trust has launched an investigation as thousands of letters from senior doctors to GPs and patients have been ‘lost’ due to an IT problem.
Seven of the 10 largest teaching trusts are understood to have acquiesced to demands by the British Medical Association to pay consultants higher overtime rates for covering August’s junior doctors’ strike.
Nearly two-thirds of trusts have a ‘first-time’ chief executive, while one-third of the sector’s CEOs have been in their current post for 18 months or less, following a period of remarkable turnover since the covid crisis.
Updated: Several trusts’ requests for exemptions from junior doctors’ strike actions — citing difficulties securing enough shifts to safely staff services — were not approved, and in one case withdrawn by the British Medical Association.
The chief executive of a major acute trust, who has held leadership positions in the NHS for almost two decades, has announced her resignation.
Newcastle Hospitals Foundation Trust deputy chief executive Andy Welch, has issued an ‘unreserved apology’ over his public criticism of remarks made by NHSE national cancer director Dame Cally Palmer.
An ‘outstanding’ rated acute trust has been served a warning notice to make ‘significant and immediate improvements’ to the quality of care to people with mental health needs and learning disabilities.
Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.
Almost a third of acute trusts have been identified by NHS England as being ‘at risk’ of missing key targets for electives and cancer recovery, with some facing ‘periodic calls between ministers and CEOs’, HSJ can reveal.
Dr Peter Morgan-Warren, BMBCh MA(Oxon) PhD FRCOphth, Therapy Area Head for Ophthalmology at Bayer plc., discusses how involving clinicians in local policy decisions is crucial to improving eye care for patients across the country
Sir David Sloman has said the proportion of the NHS budget being spent on regulation has ‘gone too far’ and needs to be shifted to frontline services.
Three intensive care units for children are not meeting standards for co-located services, a national report has found.
Trusts have been told to ‘get their act together’ on health inequalities, after HSJ research suggested only a small minority have so far published data on disparities in waiting times between different patient groups.
Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The Recovery Watch newsletter tracks prospects and progress. This week by HSJ correspondent Matt Discombe.