The national rollout of a new policing model scaling back officers’ responses to mental health incidents could cost the NHS around £260m, a trust chief executive has told MPs.
Nearly a fifth of the capital funding allocated to the NHS for ‘net zero’ projects was never received by trusts, with at least two schemes prevented from going ahead due to a lack of flexibility in the scheme.
Seven trusts have been selected for a new centralised approach to buying major IT equipment in a bid to “accelerate” digitisation across the health service, HSJ has learned.
A mental health trust which is in NHS England’s ‘recovery support programme’ has appointed a new chair.
A former public health minister has been appointed chair of a mental health trust.
Humber Foundation Trust, the 2019 HSJ Award winners for Mental Health Provider of the Year, place co-production with staff and patients at the heart of their achievements. Alison Moore reports
One of the smallest provider organisations in the NHS has won the mental health provider category at this year’s awards.
Four NHS trusts have established a foothold in primary care networks, HSJ can reveal.
Paramedics will be able to access the records of mental health service users for the first time as part of a wider scheme that aims to allow clinicians to share care records across the country.
More than £35m of central tech funding for NHS providers was held back last year, with at least one region losing out after local organisations failed to reach a financial deal.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.
The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.
Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.
Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach
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The redevelopment of a community hospital is back on track after NHS Property Services approved one of its largest ever individual capital investments of nearly £12m.