This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Insight subscribers.
The deputy chief executive of an acute trust has been appointed to run an ‘outstanding’ community trust.
The pharmacy department of a district general hospital worked with the multidisciplinary team in orthopaedics to reduce variation in medication use among elective hip and knee replacement patients. The project focused on the following points to optimise medication use:
A government policy designed to let trusts take ownership of the buildings in which they provide services has been largely ignored, says the CEO of the NHS property quango.
The Acute Home Visiting Service is a responsive and effective home visiting service for patients that prevents them attending accident and emergency and relieves GP workload.
Ten million people in the UK suffer pain and/or disability from knee and/or hip osteoarthritis. Enabling Self-management & Coping with Arthritis Pain using Exercise, ESCAPE-pain, is a rehabilitation programme that combines education, self-management strategies and exercise.
The former chief executive of a London acute trust is to chair the sustainability and transformation partnership in Kent and Medway.
A trust with deep-rooted problems in its maternity service had to close one of its two units — which are nearly 40 miles apart — to new births 111 times in four years, HSJ can reveal.
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A fifth standalone community trust has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
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The NHS in Kent is block-booking hotel rooms for staff and planning with police to get workers and patients through “gridlocked roads” to hospitals as part of preparations for a no-deal Brexit “Armageddon”.
A community trust has been rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission.
NHS staff in the south east of England could be asked to sleep at their workplace if travel is disrupted because of Brexit, under plans being drawn up by one trust.
A social enterprise has won a contract to provide all NHS and council commissioned children’s community services in Medway.
Patients with serious spinal injuries are unable to leave hospital for months because of “squabbles” between commissioners and providers over sourcing the equipment they need to go home, HSJ has learned.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
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.