Mental health trusts are exploring wider use of CCTV to review incidents of seclusion or restraint in response to high-profile abuse scandals, HSJ has learned.
Gloucestershire Health and Care Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive.
NHS England chief executive Amanda Pritchard has been praised for transforming the organisation’s relationship with local leaders by the NHS’s most highly regarded chief executives.
NHS England and local leaders must urgently develop a coherent ‘operating model’ for the era of integrated care systems or see the reforms fail, leading trust chief executives have told HSJ.
A long-serving community and mental health trust chief executive has announced he will retire next March.
Designate chief executives have been announced for three NHS integrated care boards, the first to be named ahead of integrated care systems being put on a statutory footing next year.
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.
NHS England’s chief people officer says she regrets “any upset or misunderstanding” following criticism over an “unacceptable” section of the newly published People Plan.
Five NHS trusts in the South West have been ordered to make immediate improvements after the death of a 20-year-old prisoner who needed healthcare.
Two trust chief executives are self-isolating after showing symptoms of covid-19.
Staff working for mental health and learning disability providers remain the least likely to say they are happy with the standard of care offered by their organisation – although there has been a slight improvement.
Outgoing NHS Providers chair Dame Gill Morgan has been appointed independent chair of a south western integrated care system.
Safety inspections have been carried out at 20 health and care providers, in response to a high level of assaults, including three staff killed by patients in the last five years.
A west midlands trust is set to lose roughly 20 per cent of its income after deciding not to renew a mental health contract, as two providers reshape around the patches of their integrated care systems.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
An integrated care system in the south west of England has appointed Nick Relph as interim chair.
Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.
Many mental health trusts are too small and risk being “left on the side” in system integration plans, a leading chief executive has warned.
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Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.