An acute trust has promoted its chief operating officer, who joined 10 months ago, to chief executive.
The Care Quality Commission has improved the rating of a long-struggling A&E from ‘inadequate’ to ‘good’, as part of a system-wide inspection of urgent and emergency services
A contentious reconfiguration of stroke services which has already suffered years of delays now faces a further setback, after commissioners declared another review of the scheme.
The proportion of stroke units awarded the top ratings in a national audit has fallen significantly, HSJ analysis shows.
UPDATED: The deputy chief executive of Barts Health Trust has been promoted to be joint CEO of the trust and its neighbour, one of the biggest jobs in the English hospital system.
The gap between the best and worst-performing health systems for cancer has widened during the pandemic, HSJ analysis shows.
The former chief medical officer of a large multisite trust is set to be confirmed as its new chief executive, HSJ has learned.
An HSJ webinar delved into how non-clinical support services have evolved during the pandemic, and their role in improving the patient experience. Alison Moore reports
Sajid Javid has given the go-ahead to a controversial stroke reconfiguration, more than two years after plans were agreed by the NHS locally.
An acute trust is warning that some of its junior doctors could be withdrawn, putting patient safety at risk.
The Consultant Nurse wrote and delivered a workforce strategy that over a five-year period would transform the capability and career potential of the nursing workforce. Workforce development was supported through the delivery of two interlinked work-based courses. Learning outcomes focused on facilitating evidence-based practice which improved senior decision-making, patient outcomes ...
Four health systems have been put into NHS England’s replacement for the special measures regime, as well as four more acute trusts.
Concerns have been raised about a trust’s approach to infection prevention and control issues — more than a year into the pandemic — including that it stopped screening those arriving at the hospital entrances for covid after 5pm.
The chief executive who is leaving Medway Foundation Trust is to take up a new role at the NHS Confederation.
The medical director of a successful foundation trust is being brought in to run Medway Foundation Trust for 18 months.
Boris Johnson has appointed a new health adviser, well known to NHS health policy circles. Samantha Jones – former NHS England director and hospital chief – is to leave the private sector and move into the civil service.
The chief executive of one of the NHS’ most troubled trusts is to leave shortly — a few weeks after a critical Care Quality Commission report into its emergency department services.
Scores of patients have been left waiting more than a year for treatment and hundreds more making lengthy journeys, after a specialist foundation trust closed its outpost treatment centre based in another trust 20 miles away.
Staff at a hard-pressed accident and emergency department were left feeling demoralised and unsupported by the actions of the senior leadership team, the Care Quality Commission has found.
The Care Quality Commission has issued a warning notice over emergency care delays — particularly ambulance handovers — to one of the trusts hardest hit by coronavirus pressures in recent months.