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 bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.
Dozens more children than initially thought have come to “severe” harm following failings in audiology care, HSJ can reveal.
Children have suffered severe harm at two further hospital trusts as a result of failures in paediatric audiology, HSJ can reveal.
A judge has sided with three councils and dismissed an acute trust’s legal challenge in a row over payments to offset demand pressure from thousands of new homes.
A community trust chief executive is leaving to become the first managing director of an acute hospital which has joined an expanding provider group.
A trust has been accused of presiding over the deterioration of a key service amid communication problems between senior leaders and a ‘worrying series of resignations’ which has left the department with ‘no doctors’.
Acute trust leaders have expressed ‘extreme concern’ over their ability to maintain safe services in the upcoming junior doctor and consultant strikes.
An acute trust has mounted a legal challenge against three councils after its bid to secure almost £2m to offset demand pressure from thousands of new homes was rejected.
A chief executive who already leads three trusts looks set to also take the helm at a struggling neighbouring provider, HSJ has learned.
The largest trust in the East of England has recruited a new chief executive with a record of leading struggling acute providers.
An acute trust chief executive has criticised the lack of communication during last month’s nursing strike, warning that he and other accountable officers could face manslaughter charges if patients are put in danger by decisions made by senior colleagues elsewhere in the system.
NHS England has revealed the latest list of trusts which it has identified as needing the most support to meet electives and cancer targets.
The first NHS ambulance strike for 32 years appears not to have had any major impact so far.
National, system and trust leaders have told HSJ they fear for the safety of patients and the wellbeing of staff as the NHS experiences its first ambulance strike for 32 years.
Nine acute trusts accounted for a third of all ‘hours lost’ to ambulance handover delays last week, according to new data.
Health and social care secretary Steve Barclay today called in chief executives of the six worst-performing trusts for ambulance handover delays to ‘ensure accountability’ for addressing the issue, HSJ can reveal.
Some of the country’s leading acute hospitals are not meeting a key NHS standard for mental health support in emergency departments, HSJ research suggests, with some regions faring better than others.
Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night – and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, ensures you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping the workforce.
Two acute trusts in the Black Country are to share a former NHS England chief executive as their joint chair.