The NHS will struggle to meet its pledge to eliminate 78-week breaches by March 2023, senior figures have warned, as an HSJ analysis lays bare the challenge of delivering the service’s next major elective recovery milestone.
NHS England has moved four providers out of ‘special measures’ but significantly downgraded the rating of one specialist trust.
Health leaders in Lincolnshire have admitted they do not have a ‘robust’ response to managing the risks posed by ambulance handover delays and poor response times.
A chief executive with less than four years’ experience has been selected as the number one CEO in HSJ’s eighth annual ranking of the service’s top provider trust chiefs
Several large teaching hospitals are among those which saw the steepest declines in the proportion of staff who would recommend the care of their organisation, according to the NHS staff survey results.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has been fined more than £100,000 after it pleaded guilty to causing an elderly patient avoidable harm.
The Care Quality Commission is to prosecute an acute trust after a patient was injured when allegedly exposed to ‘avoidable harm’.
A major shake-up of neonatal care, aimed at reducing mortality and illness, could see dozens of units restricted to caring for less premature babies.
Leaders who take on difficult jobs in the health service should be “cherished” and not “pilloried” by regulators, says the chief executive of a trust which is on the cusp of moving out of special measures.
The NHS needs its best leaders to be prepared to take on ‘the biggest challenges’, despite the risk of criticism, the Care Quality Commission’s chief inspector has said.
A Norfolk district general hospital long viewed as among the NHS’ most challenged trusts is set to be removed from the recovery support scheme, formerly special measures, after making ‘fantastic improvements’, inspectors have announced.
Sir Andrew Cash has been appointed as interim chair of Lincolnshire’s integrated care board.
Ambulance handover delays lasting more than 60 minutes have quadrupled compared to this time last year, according to internal NHS data.
HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.
Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.
Four health systems have been put into NHS England’s replacement for the special measures regime, as well as four more acute trusts.
A record number of people attended major emergency departments for treatment last month, the latest figures from NHS England have revealed.
GPs are incorrectly putting patients on urgent cancer pathways without seeing them face-to-face, bosses at an acute trust have claimed.
NHS England and Improvement has appointed Dan Boden as interim national clinical director for urgent and emergency care following the death of Cliff Mann.
Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.