An acute trust facing a potential £120m deficit has appointed an interim finance director from a specialist provider on a one-year secondment.
The heavy reliance of mental health trusts on locum doctors has been laid bare by new research suggesting four of the five trusts with the highest locum usage were providers from this sector.
Two lung-transplant patients died after drinking infected water at a new specialist hospital, a coroner has concluded.
Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.
One of the NHS’s biggest trusts is planning to significantly boost its staff accommodation amid concerns a shortage of affordable housing in its catchment area is having a “significant impact on recruitment”.
A specialist trust has promoted its chief operating officer to be its new chief executive.
The chief executive of an ‘outstanding’ specialist hospital has been appointed to lead a large general acute trust in the Midlands.
Analysis of new data has identified multiple trusts which appear to have no executives or very senior managers from a minority ethnic background, despite their workforces being relatively diverse.
The East of England has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of covid inpatients in the last week, with occupancy now higher than at the peak of the first wave.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
A recently-moved hospital has become the first to achieve an “outstanding” rating in each of the Care Quality Commission’s five categories, as well as overall.
More than 7,000 NHS staff raised concerns with a local freedom to speak up guardian according to the latest data.
Royal Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust’s protracted move to a new £165m site has been further delayed after the trust raised concerns about “combustible cladding” on the new site.
Four trusts will receive additional national support to improve the Lorenzo IT system, five years after a senior MP branded it a “hopeless system” supported by a government bribe.
While there are undoubtedly opportunities for private patient units, careful market due diligence needs to be undertaken and the optimal strategy needs to be considered to make them more lucrative. By Hugh Risebrow
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.