A senior leader within the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West integrated care system has announced she will step down from her roles next year.
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Foundation Trust has achieved a “good” rating overall following its first Care Quality Commission inspection as a single organisation - down from the “outstanding” held by one of its predecessor trusts.
An acute trust is investigating a “significant” gap between mortality rates for patients admitted at weekends and those admitted during the week – which it says could be partly due to lack of “wrap around” services in the community on Saturdays and Sundays.
The winner of the acute trust of the year category at this year’s HSJ Awards has the most satisfied staff in the country.
The Care Quality Commission’s ability to protect patients against human rights abuses is “impaired” and needs urgent reform, according to a Parliamentary report.
Trusts will be forced to demonstrate the safety and efficiency of their estates and facilities services under new plans drawn up by NHS England and Improvement.
A private mental health hospital, used by NHS trusts when there are no available beds, has been rated “inadequate” and put into special measures by the Care Quality Commission.
Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust has become the first non-specialist trust to be rated “outstanding” in all five Care Quality Commission domains.
Support for the Care Quality Commission’s senior leadership has fallen by 9 percentage points in a year, according to a new snapshot survey.
One of the first acute trusts to be judged as “outstanding” is to form a permanent group structure with a neighbouring trust after two and a half years of sharing a senior leadership team.
The Care Quality Commission has dropped a prosecution against United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust for duty of candour breaches due to a lack of evidence.
A failure to provide the right models of care is forcing thousands more people to attend emergency departments each day, the Care Quality Commission has said, while warning of a “perfect storm” for the health service this winter.
Regulators have highlighted poor oversight of staffing in some independent sector mental health and learning disability hospitals, after HSJ analysis found these services had seen more interventions over “safe care” than NHS units.
Simon Stevens has indicated that a “sometimes-inappropriate” level of private provision in mental health inpatient services should be squeezed “as NHS mental health services expand”.
A hospital trust has been fined a total of £16,250 for 13 separate breaches of the NHS statutory duty of candour, the Care Quality Commission has said.
Jeremy Hunt has set up a patient safety charity which will establish data he can use to report on levels of avoidable harm in healthcare, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England has ordered a review into the cost of patient transport services and the way they are commissioned, following a string of market failures.
Matt Hancock has given a controversial A&E reconfiguration the green light following almost a decade of delays.
New rules will mandate trusts to supply references when NHS directors are given a new job, in a bid to stop the so-called “revolving door” for those who have failed, HSJ has learned.