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  • Wye Valley
    HSJ Local

    Trust remains in special measures after 15 months


    Wye Valley Trust must remain in special measures, CQC says Acute and community provider was put in the regime in October 2014 Regulator says significant concerns must be addressed as “matter of urgency” PERFORMANCE: An acute trust that was placed in special measures in October 2014 must rem

  • Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    HSJ Local

    Monitor to probe A&E with patients 'queuing in corridors'


    PERFORMANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust’s accident and emergency performance.

  • Katrina Percy
    HSJ Local

    Improvement director sent to Southern Health


    PERFORMANCE: An improvement director has been appointed to Southern Health Foundation Trust by Monitor.

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust chair to step down


    Harry Turner to step down as chair of troubled Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust Decision to leave prompted by wish to see “long term” stability for special measures provider Mr Turner oversaw controversial reconfiguration plans of services between trust sites WORKFORCE: The chair of a West

  • Front of Medway Maritime Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Medway remains in special measures as regulators consider next steps


    REGULATION: Medway Foundation Trust is set to remain in special measures while regulators consider “the best option to improve services” after it was again rated “inadequate”.

  • Homerton University Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Homerton suspends RTT data collection


    PERFORMANCE: Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust has suspended its reporting of referral to treatment elective waiting times data.

  • Financial spreadsheets
    HSJ Local

    First CCG is placed in special measures


    Shropshire CCG placed in special measures Group will have to agree new 2015-16 forecast financial outturn No legal directions placed on CCG PERFORMANCE: Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group has become the first CCG placed in special measures by NHS England.

  • Surgery tools
    HSJ Local

    RCS review raises concerns over Bolton surgical errors


    RCS review says surgical checklists not consistently followed by some senior staff Bolton FT must reassure staff that “quality is more important than numbers” Trust says action has been taken and checklist compliance is now “excellent” PERFORMANCE: An independent review has raised concerns that

  • Baby

    Trust launches maternity care review after baby death


    Bolton FT to audit all births in its midwifery led unit in April-September 2015 Family were notified by the trust under duty of candour legislation after their baby died in July Mother says she blames “policymakers” who failed to have up to date policies An NHS trust and centre of excellence for

  • Jackie Daniel
    HSJ Local

    Updated: Morecambe Bay exits special measures


    CQC says Morecambe Bay should exit special measures Improved staffing levels and stable executive team installed FT chief executive says huge deficit was necessary to make improvements Full CQC report REGULATION: Monitor has confirmed that University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust
    HSJ Local

    ‘Inadequate’ Worcestershire trust placed in special measures


    Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust in special measures after CQC rates it “inadequate” “Urgent” improvements needed in staffing levels, governance, investigation of clinical incidents and culture Reliance on locum staff renders some services “fragile” PERFORMANCE: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals

  • Doctor looking at x-ray
    HSJ Local

    Staff felt 'failure was not an option' at specialist trust


    “Inhibited” culture among trust leadership, independent review into referral to treatment waiting times finds Staff said they felt “failure was not an option” Monitor’s investigation into patients waiting too long for treatment is ongoing PERFORMANCE: A “pressurised” culture at Robert Jones and

  • Ambulance
    HSJ Local

    First ambulance service placed in special measures


    London Ambulance Service put in special measures Trust chief says extra staff recruited and board members regularly visit front line Staff reported feeling stressed and fatigued PERFORMANCE: London Ambulance Service Trust has been put in special measures after an inspection that found staff did

  • Matthew Kershaw
    HSJ Local

    New chief executive for East Kent


    Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals chief Matthew Kershaw will take on role East Kent in special measures but new board has been praised by CQC Mr Kershaw said it was with “very mixed emotions” he would be leaving BSUH WORKFORCE: East Kent University Hospitals Foundation ...

  • Ambulance
    HSJ Local

    Ambulance pilot scheme linked to patient death 'not suitably managed'


    PATIENT SAFETY: An ambulance pilot that could have contributed to the death of at least one patient had no ‘risk assessment and limited risk management’, NHS England has concluded.

  • Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Birmingham FT risks £63m deficit due to ‘lack of financial control’


    FINANCE: A ‘lack of rigorous financial control’ at Heart of England Foundation Trust will lead to a £63m deficit this year unless a new recovery plan can improve its position, its latest reports show.

  • Older woman in hospital bed
    HSJ Local

    Trust closes beds as chair warns it is 'becoming unviable clinically'


    PERFORMANCE: A struggling acute trust plans to close beds because it is ‘becoming unviable clinically’ and is ‘unable to consistently and safely staff’ the number of beds currently open, its leadership team has said.

  • emergency ambulance accident traffic
    HSJ Local

    Ambulance trust leadership could face overhaul over delays


    PERFORMANCE: The leadership of South East Coast Ambulance Foundation Trust could be replaced after Monitor found some patients were made to wait up to 10 minutes longer for an emergency response last winter.

  • Royal Liverpool University Hospital

    Exclusive: Senior clinicians 'recommend merger' of two teaching hospitals


    The boards of Liverpool’s two university teaching hospital trusts are to consider a joint report from their senior clinicians that recommends merging the organisations, HSJ has been told.

  • Image of Royal Sussex County Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Brighton A&E rated 'inadequate' by CQC


    PERFORMANCE: An unannounced Care Quality Commission inspection of the Royal Sussex County Hospital’s emergency department has found overcrowding and a lack of board progress in addressing inspectors’ concerns.