The chief executive of a trust trialling the new emergency care standards being considered by the government has called for a new six-hour target to either move patients out of accident and emergency, or for them to receive treatment.
A trust chief executive says leaders ‘should not stand in the way’ of controversial plans for further integration with a neighbouring provider if that is the direction being set by clinicians.
Efforts to merge the governance of two hospital trusts have led to a walkout of several non-executive directors and a national investigation into one of the organisation’s leadership.
A proposal to appoint a single chief executive to run two neighbouring hospital trusts is being resisted by board members at one of the organisations, local politicians have told HSJ.
Barts Health NHS Trust launched the Barts Emergency Access Care Hub (BEACH) in September 2020, which covers patients across the Barts Health footprint. The BEACH provides a single point of access for all eligible patients who have been given an ED disposition by a NHS 111 clinician or an on-scene ...
At the outset of the pandemic a new telephone service was established to proactively call cancer patients to check their wellbeing, offer holistic therapy, provide local information and support, refer to appropriate services or simply provide a listening ear and reduce isolation.
Two neighbouring hospital trusts have ruled out a full merger, despite forming a joint board under a single chairman.
At least 20 trusts will receive extra funding to improve their digital maturity in 2021 under one of Matt Hancock’s highest-profile programmes to modernise NHS trusts.
Further details of a former chief executive’s controversial pay and rewards package have emerged, including an unusually generous annual leave entitlement and pro-rata salary.
Directors of a hospital trust whose former chief executive resigned because it was “underfunded and unsustainable” have admitted there are “no credible plans” to close its £26m underlying deficit.
The number of patients receiving urgent cancer treatment fell by 60 per cent in April, as hospitals struggled to provide services while grappling with covid-19.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
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 foundation trust in the North East has admitted it will miss its financial control total by more than £20m, after failing to meet efficiency plans set at the start of the year.
As 2019 winds down, HSJ is taking a moment to revisit its most read workforce stories of the year.
Staff at a foundation trust raised concerns in a survey about discrimination and safety reporting, shortly before its chief executive quit blaming the “financial and regulatory environment”.
A foundation trust is warning of “significant risk” to patients because its plan for a £35m IT overhaul has not been approved by its system or regulator.
A foundation trust has appointed an interim CEO after its former chief executive announced her shock resignation in an email to staff.