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Medic to review dozens of suicides linked to trust


A trust has appointed a chair to lead an independent review into dozens of suicides that were sparked by allegations of record tampering.

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CEO leaves trust criticised over suicide review


The chief executive of a trust recently pressured into commissioning an external review of dozens of suicides is leaving after under two years in post.

Des McVey

CQC sorry for failing to act on ‘note tampering’ concerns


The Care Quality Commission has apologised after admitting it failed to act on whistleblowing concerns “in a timely manner”.

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Ex-trust chief to lead ICS on interim basis


A retired trust boss has been announced as interim chief executive for Mid and South Essex Integrated Care Board.


Whistleblower raises alarm over ‘inadequate’ investigation into 60 suicides


A trust pressured into commissioning an external review of dozens of suicides faces fresh criticism and questions about the probe’s credibility after it emerged the investigation will not investigate each case but instead look to ‘identify themes’.


Execs accused of ‘bullying culture and misuse of power’


Former commissioning chiefs have been accused of presiding over a ‘culture of bullying’ at the predecessor organisation to Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board, as part of a legal claim from a former employee.

Des McVey

Trust told it ‘lacks skills or integrity’ to carry out suicides review


A senior clinician has raised fundamental concerns about a trust’s probe into dozens of suicide cases, which was sparked by his allegations that staff had tampered with the notes of a patient.


Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target


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.

James Paget

Acute trust promotes COO to top job


James Paget University Hospitals Foundation Trust has announced chief operating officer Jo Segasby, who is a registered nurse, is to become the trust’s new chief executive.

Anna Hills

Acute boss moves to lead mental health trust


A mental health and community services provider has appointed an acute hospital boss as its new chief executive.

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Trust’s directors scapegoated psychiatrist over patient’s death, tribunal finds


A mental health trust ‘scapegoated’ a psychiatrist over the death of a patient amid systemic issues, an employment tribunal has found.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Patient Safety Award


WINNER: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough FT – Abolishing Restrictive Interventions at Springbank Ward, Specialist Personality Disorder Unit


Revealed: The trusts put on notice over risks to staff


NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: Trusts target £100m in donations for new children’s hospital


Two NHS trusts hope to raise £100m from public donations to help finance the construction of a specialist children’s hospital in what is understood to be the biggest health service fundraising operation of its kind.

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‘Amazon-style’ procurement system launches after three-year delay


An “Amazon-like” procurement platform has launched in a handful of trusts after almost three years of delays.

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Trust dropped university after it failed nursing standards


A mental health and community trust had to select a new provider for its nursing training, after the university it had initially picked failed to meet the national regulator’s standards.


Two-thirds of trusts failing to protect staff from violence


Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.

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Ombudsman probes failings of its own investigation


The Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman has launched a review of failings in relation to an investigation into the death of a young woman with anorexia, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: The trusts testing latest round of emergency targets


New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.


CCG axes IVF despite minister branding decision “not acceptable”


A heavily indebted CCG is to end funding for almost all IVF treatment, despite being told by a government minister that the move was “not acceptable”.