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    HEE to review training at trust following complaints


    Complaints made by a trainee has triggered a review by Health Education England of junior doctors’ training at a struggling West Midlands trust.

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    Trusts stop referrals for under pressure specialist service


    Four West Midlands trusts struggling to keep up with demand for neurology services Two no longer accepting outpatient referrals and one refusing out of area referrals Two hospital trusts in the West Midlands are no longer accepting outpatient referrals for neurology services and another is

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    NHS England accused of 'enabling' poor maternity care


    NHS England audit of midwifery investigations called “meaningless” Audit followed the death of baby Kate Stanton-Davies but only looked at processes NHS England had told parents it would consider the quality of investigations NHS England has been accused of “actively enabling poor midwifery care”

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    Specialist nurses support cost effective drugs for treatment


    Specialist IBD nurses are key to ensuring cutting edge biological therapies are used in a way which benefits both trust and patient

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    MP criticises 'remote' Simon Stevens over hospital reconfiguration


    MP criticises NHS England and Simon Stevens for silence over Shropshire emergency care reconfiguration row Telford and Wrekin CCG and Shropshire CCG at deadlock over preferred reconfiguration plan Health minister said CCGs will appoint an independent chair who will have a casting vote in future

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    Trust sought millions in compensation for 'horrendous' handover delays


    In 2017-18 contract negotiations West Midlands Ambulance Service requested compensation from CCGs for handover delays Trust and 22 CCGs entered mediation over the request for compensation Despite mediation the trust said it did not get the agreement it wanted An ambulance trust sought millions of

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    Sandwiches withdrawn from trust with cash flow problems


    Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has asked some external suppliers to accept later payments, which has prompted a sandwich firm to withdraw its products Trust has a cash shortfall of more than £8m, so will seek to delay payments until next year The DH introduced new restrictions on cash

  • The Christie

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every rating in the

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    Trust suspends services at two maternity units


    Trust stops services at midwife led units in Ludlow and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Royal Shrewsbury Hospital running some services without hand washing, hot water and heating facilities Normal 0 false false

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    US hospital lauded by Hunt 'out of compliance' with safety standards


    Virginia Mason Medical Centre in Seattle “out of compliance” in 29 areas American accreditation body found hospital in condition which “poses a threat to patients” Jeremy Hunt has described Virginia Mason as “perhaps the safest hospital in the world” Hospital is buddied with five NHS trusts An