More than a third of the largest NHS trusts are still unable to state the size of their full carbon footprint, despite it being three years since the national plan for ‘net zero’ was established.
Patient (Lived Experience) Leadership is about those affected by life-changing illness, injury or disability who want to influence change through being equal partners in decision-making. In this monthly ‘expert briefing’, patient leadership champion David Gilbert picks out the most significant developments in a field of increasing relevance to the NHS
WINNER: Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust: Reducing Health Inequalities Through the Sandbox Digital Mental Health Platform
Pregnant women and new mothers are facing wide variation in access to mental health support, new figures suggest, as NHS England admits national performance on a key long-term plan goal to expand services is ‘over a year behind trajectory’.
A mental health trust’s acute and intensive care wards have been downgraded to “inadequate”, following a series of incidents including sexual assaults, fire setting, and patients taking their own lives while on leave.
Patient (or lived experience) leadership involves those affected by life-changing illness, injury or disability becoming equal partners in NHS decision-making. In this new monthly expert briefing, patient leadership champion David Gilbert picks out the most significant developments in a field of increasing relevance to the NHS.
The bill for fixing NHS buildings to avoid serious injuries to patients and major disruption to clinical services is rising at a rapid rate in mental healthcare, HSJ analysis has revealed.
Pandemic and backlog pressures may make candour more challenging but do not make it any less essential, the panel at a recent HSJ webinar argued. Claire Read reports
The BHRUT Academy of Surgery is an innovative training pathway to attract non-training doctors wishing to pursue a surgical career. The surgical directorate offers a two-year structured educational programme with an associated fully funded MSc in our “Academy of Surgery”. This was designed to recruit, train and retain junior doctors ...
Eleven NHS trusts have dropped a long-running bid to pay business rates at a discount usually reserved for charities, according to the Local Government Association.
WINNER: University Hospital of North Midlands, Midlands Partnership FT, Health2Works, Simple Shared Health and Signum Health – Smart with Your Heart
The NHS is set to miss a major national target to eliminate inappropriate out of area placements within mental health by the end of March, HSJ can reveal.
Several ‘missed opportunities’ by local commissioners to tackle problems within a troubled autism service have been identified by an independent review.
NHS England and Improvement have launched an independent review into the care and death of a man with learning disabilities, following concerns raised by HSJ.
A joint project by Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust and Staffordshire County Council, winner of the Health and Local Government Partnership category at the 2019 HSJ Awards, is running eight community libraries that serve deprived communities. Jennifer Trueland finds out more about their impact
Community hospitals in Staffordshire will be reopened and used as covid-19 beds in an effort to avoid a local acute trust sending patients — and staff — to Birmingham’s Nightingale hospital.
Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.
An independent review triggered by NHS England will examine the oversight and management of a troubled children’s autism service by local commissioners, HSJ has learned.