A group CEO who is one of the longest-serving leaders in the NHS is retiring after four decades as a chief executive.
A former NHS chief executive is taking the helm at two more acute trusts in the West Midlands, it has been announced.
The joint chair of two Midlands hospitals is stepping down after a four-year term.
Many of the highest paid trust chiefs now have two executive roles, including the first permanent NHS CEO to be paid a base salary of more than £300,000 a year, HSJ analysis reveals.
An acute trust was forced to try to balance its books, while operating with too few staff and being unable to reassure itself on quality due to a ‘non-existent’ governance system, its current leaders have claimed – as they warned that when organisations are put under financial pressure ‘quality suffers’.
Several large teaching hospitals are among those which saw the steepest declines in the proportion of staff who would recommend the care of their organisation, according to the NHS staff survey results.
A trust chief executive who behaved “poorly and inappropriately” in his role as interim CEO of another acute provider has been appointed permanent boss of both organisations.
Two very different trusts are under the spotlight after concerns were raised by whistleblowers about poor culture and behaviour.
A trust chair found by an NHS England review to have been complicit with poor and inappropriate behaviour has said he is now “really proud” of the organisation, in contrast to reports that he had been “ashamed to call himself chair” last year.
An acute trust in the Midlands has made its interim chief executive a permanent appointment.
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Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.
NHS England has commissioned a senior ex-regulator to review whistleblowers’ allegations about the ‘behaviour’ of the chair and interim chief executive of a Midlands trust, HSJ has learned.
The chief executive of an acute trust in the Midlands is set to formally leave the post to work at a health think tank.
The Care Quality Commission may in future be notified when ‘secretive’ external reviews have looked at patient safety issues within trusts.
A long-serving NHS chief executive is set to become interim boss for a neighbouring hospital trust, amid plans for a provider group model.
More than 40 provider trusts have seen lower flu vaccine uptake so far in 2020-21 than in 2019-20, often citing covid and covid vaccination as a reason, despite a national push.
Nearly a quarter of a million people have been waiting more than a year for operations and other hospital procedures, HSJ has learned.
Two trusts have agreed to appoint a joint chair amid efforts to form a group model across their sustainability and transformation partnership.