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NHSE makes three senior hires


NHS England has hired three new senior directors to its estates and facilities team.

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Minister orders ‘special review’ of embattled trust


The government has ordered a “special review” into a trust facing multiple major concerns, including its treatment of Valdo Calocane before he killed three people in Nottingham last summer.

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Managers face axe at under-pressure trust


A trust grappling with an “inadequate” rating at its high-profile high secure hospital has begun a major management restructure expected to include redundancies, HSJ has learned.

‘Inadequate’ hospital restricted from admitting new patients


A high secure hospital has been rated “inadequate” again by the Care Quality Commission and prevented from admitting new patients without the regulator’s “prior written agreement”.

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CEO interview: Ifti Majid, chief executive Nottinghamshire Healthcare FT


This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Insight subscribers.


Trusts miss out on £50m of pledged ‘net zero’ funds


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.

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‘Discrimination’ claim as ‘40 new hospitals’ snubs mental health


A chief executive has compared a lack of investment into mental health estate to ‘institutionalised discrimination’, after no new schemes were accepted on to the ‘40 new hospitals’ programme.


CCTV to be used ‘pro-actively’ by trusts to combat abuse


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.

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How trusts are supporting disabled and neurodivergent staff


It is Disability History Month and the perfect time for Oliver Potter to highlight some of the work being done to improve the experience of disabled and neurodivergent staff across the health service.


Safety fears prompt NHS trusts to support troubled independent provider


Five East Midlands trusts are working with the country’s largest independent mental health provider in a bid to improve service quality, amid concerns patient safety would have been put at risk if they had not stepped in.

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Dozens of referrals for vulnerable mothers refused due to ‘lack of beds’


Dozens of referrals to specialist care for women with serious mental health problems during or after pregnancy are being turned down because no bed was available, data collected by HSJ reveals.

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Chief executive to lead neighbouring trust


The chief executive of Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will leave this year to lead a neighbouring mental health trust.

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Trust chief executive to step down after four years


The chief executive of a mental health trust that runs one of three high secure hospitals in England is due to step down.

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Private hospital rated ‘inadequate’ again amid safety concerns


A mental health hospital that was placed in special measures last year has been rated “inadequate” again after an inspection raised concerns including unsafe ward environments and staff not managing patient risks well.

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Trust’s directors scapegoated psychiatrist over patient’s death, tribunal finds


A mental health trust ‘scapegoated’ a psychiatrist over the death of a patient amid systemic issues, an employment tribunal has found.

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‘Nightmare’ fuel shortages hit care of vulnerable patients


Community and mental health service providers have warned the ongoing fuel crisis and other traffic disruption is starting to impact the care of vulnerable patients.


HSJ Value Awards 2021: Respiratory Care Initiative of the Year


The Children’s Community Respiratory Physiotherapy Service are a team of four specialist physiotherapists. The service was established to improve outcomes, quality of life and experience for children with complex disorders, in line with the NHS long term plan.


HSJ Value Awards 2021: Paediatric Care Initiative of the Year


The Asthma and Wheeze Project is overseen by the integrated borough-based partnership “Tower Hamlets Together” and sought to significantly reduce non-elective admissions of children and young people with asthma and wheeze to the Royal London Hospital. As a system the project mapped the primary and secondary drivers for admissions and ...


HSJ Value Awards 2021: Public and Preventative Health Service Redesign Initiative


The innovation was implemented across two surgeries in Haringey: West Green & Hornsey Wood Green. Haringey CCG is the sixth most deprived borough in London and the combined patient list covers over 22,000 patients. Of note, there are over 100 different unique languages spoken in Haringey.

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Large independent provider to sell hospital to FT


One of the largest independent providers of mental health inpatient care in England intends to sell a hospital site to its local NHS trust.