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Five trust CEOs were paid more than £300,000 last year


Several trust chief executives were paid more than £300,000 in 2022-23, including adjustments for previous underpayments, pay in lieu of pension contributions, and redundancy packages.


Hospitals close areas after discovering RAAC planks


More hospitals have closed parts of their site after discovering potentially unsafe concrete had been used in the building structures, HSJ has learned.

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NHSE threatened to remove FT’s governors in ‘highly regrettable’ row


NHS England London threatened to remove a foundation trust’s governors in a dispute about a new chair appointment, it has emerged.

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food


The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.

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Trusts get fourth chair in two years


An interim joint chair has been hired by two trusts on a six-month contract, their third appointment to the role in under two years.

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London Eye: The nursing walkout isn't really about pay


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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I faced a ‘double whammy’ of discrimination, says trust CEO


The joint CEO of two trusts felt she needed to prove herself when vying for top-level roles – while others landed jobs based on their potential alone.

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Former nursing chief drafted in to chair trust at centre of merger row


The former chief executive of the Nursing and Midwifery Council has been appointed chair of a small specialist trust involved in a controversial proposed merger.

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Revealed: the trusts where one in six staff have not had two covid jabs


There are 16 NHS trusts where at least one in six staff have not had two doses of coronavirus vaccine, and all but one of them are in London and Birmingham.

More than a dozen trust chairs receive two salaries as shared leadership spreads


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.

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Two trusts to share chief executive


Two trusts in north London are set to share a chief executive.


Trust complains of ‘very harsh’ exclusion from national costing report


Fourteen trusts have had their financial data excluded from a national survey of spending due to accounting errors, in a process that one described as ‘very harsh’.

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Women in psychiatric unit ‘feared for sexual safety’


Women in a newly opened psychiatric intensive care unit had concerns for their sexual safety, a Care Quality Commission report has revealed.

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CEO urges staff to come forward after anonymous racism allegations


A trust chief executive has called for staff to come forward with concerns after anonymous allegations were made about black workers being treated like a ‘second class’.

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Patient restraint spikes as covid measures spark ‘frustration’


Several mental health trusts have reported spikes in incidents of physical restraint or seclusion on patients, driven by covid-19 restrictions, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: Hundreds of sexual assaults each year on mixed-gender wards


Hundreds of sexual assaults are reported each year on mixed-sex mental health wards in England, HSJ can reveal, highlighting the urgent need for investment to improve facilities.

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New chair for London hospital trust


A London hospital trust has had a new chair appointed.


NHSE sets first targets to cut BME disciplinary cases


The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.

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Exclusive: Hundreds of patients kept in ‘distressing’ dormitory-style wards


NHS England says the government should consider hundreds of mental health patients who are being treated in “distressing” dormitory-style wards when it determines future capital spending budgets.