The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients
Three trusts have lost out on more than £1m in rebate from the maternity clinical negligence scheme after they ‘mis-declared’ that they were compliant with safety requirements.
Trusts have been told to ‘get their act together’ on health inequalities, after HSJ research suggested only a small minority have so far published data on disparities in waiting times between different patient groups.
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.
Relationships between a foundation trust’s board and its governors broke down with ‘a cycle of mistrust’ between the two and some governors’ actions placing ‘an additional burden on staff at a time of unprecedented challenge for the NHS,’ an independent review has found.
The former chief medical officer of a large multisite trust is set to be confirmed as its new chief executive, HSJ has learned.
Two acute trusts account for almost two-thirds of emergency department ‘diverts’ reported over the last two months.
There has been a significant rise in the number of patients admitted or newly diagnosed with covid in hospitals in the South East.
A rapid independent review has been launched into how a trust handled a controversial proposed merger and its relations with its governors.
A large acute trust and small specialist trust have delayed plans to complete a controversial merger.
The Care Quality Commission has rated the surgery and maternity departments at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton ‘inadequate’ following concerns over lifesaving emergency surgery being delayed and pregnant women waiting up to six hours to be assessed by a doctor.
One of England’s smallest trusts – which is in dispute with its governors over an impending merger – has appointed a new chair.
Spiralling costs at delayed NHS construction projects will reduce available funding for new “hospitals” promised by the government, HSJ has learned.
An acute trust currently rated ‘outstanding’ has been served with a warning notice by the Care Quality Commission, after senior doctors’ safety concerns prompted an inspection.
Patient care is being disrupted by increasing numbers of infrastructure failures amid a continued rise in the cost of fixing outdated and potentially dangerous parts of the NHS estate, new figures show.
One of the NHS’ most renowned chief executives is announcing her retirement this lunchtime, HSJ has learned.
A new health minister has said NHS efforts to compete to attract overseas nurses are ‘stupid’, despite the approach being government policy.
Consultants at a specialist trust which is exploring a merger with its larger neighbour have passed a vote of no confidence in its chief executive – and the planned interim chair has had to step down on health grounds.
On this week’s podcast, we discuss the knock-on impact covid has had on staffing and services, after medical consultants at a major acute trust warned its leadership that specialist staff shortages are causing services to become unsafe.
Consultants at a major tertiary centre have written to their chief executive, warning services are in ‘an extremely unsafe situation’ and calling for elective work to be diverted elsewhere.