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Mental Health Matters: Trouble in the Black Country


HSJ’s briefing covering safety, quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector, by senior correspondent Annabelle Collins — contact me in confidence.

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Embattled trust seeks merger


A high-profile mental health trust is looking to merge with another organisation amid questions over its long-term viability.

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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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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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Trusts face three weeks of ‘very dangerous’ IT disruption after cyber attack


Mental health trusts are facing reduced access to vulnerable patients’ records for at least three weeks after a cyber attack on an NHS IT supplier, HSJ has learned.

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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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Trusts struggle with growing backlog of uninvestigated incidents


The backlog of serious clinical incidents that need investigating is building up throughout the NHS, due to the impact of coronavirus and emergency service pressures.

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.


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.


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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Teaching hospital chair to also run neighbouring trust


The chair of one of England’s biggest teaching hospital trusts will also chair its smaller neighbour from next April.


Nurse sacked because of past whistleblowing activity


A large mental health provider unfairly dismissed a nurse with a record of whistleblowing because it feared he was seeking to highlight care failures, a tribunal has ruled.

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Neighbouring trusts enter into 'strategic alliance'


Two London trusts have entered into a “strategic alliance”, they announced this week.

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London Eye: 'Closer working'


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Major hospital relocation plans get £100m boost


A major programme involving land sales and services moving site has come a step closer to completion after the government announced £100m for the projects.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Mental Health


Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside

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Exclusive: STPs chosen to lead major £350m back office savings drive


Four sustainability and transformation plan areas will spearhead system leaders’ plans for regional back office mergers across the NHS, which could require significant changes to local governance structures.