NHS England’s director of community health has said a new strategy for rehabilitation care is needed, because present coverage is sometimes ‘bizarre’, with other services ‘masquerading’ as rehab.
More than half the staff at eight trusts have either refused or failed to declare whether they consider themselves ‘disabled’, an HSJ analysis has found.
The East of England region has declared a major incident due to a case of Lassa fever at a major teaching hospital knocking out significant critical care capacity, HSJ can reveal.
An NHS England director and trust chief says he ‘fears [the NHS] will see increasing numbers of resignations’ unless more is done to ensure burnt-out staff are given sufficient leave to recover mentally and physically.
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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An “Amazon-like” procurement platform has launched in a handful of trusts after almost three years of delays.
A trust which has faced serious care quality concerns in recent years has appointed a permanent chair, who will start recruitment for a new chief executive.
A fifth standalone community trust has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
Cambridgeshire Community Services Trust has had its rating upgraded from “good” to “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
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”.
Keeping patients safe at a major trauma centre will become “increasingly untenable” because the trust is being denied capital funding, its chief executive has warned.
One of the NHS’ largest commissioning groups has radically reduced a package of community service cuts following pushback from providers and clinicians.
NHS England has hired a trust chief executive on a part-time basis to oversee development of community health services.
A row has broken out between the government and NHS England over £50m funding for NHS staff pay.
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Junior doctors have learnt to live in an “unhealthy culture” with “a significant amount of Stockholm syndrome”, HSJ has been told.
An £84m urgent and emergency care transformation in Middlesbrough, system wide cancer reconfiguration in South Yorkshire, and a large elective care centre in Norfolk were among projects which missed out on recent government funding.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
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