The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust – Page 4

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    HSJ Local

    Trust in special measures after safety and leadership failings


    Princess Alexandra Hospital rated inadequate and placed in special measures CQC highlights serious concerns around patient safety, leadership and failure to hit key targets Inspectors says leadership could not “clearly articulate vision for trust” The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust, which has long struggled against key ...

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    'Special measures' considered for trusts failing on A&E


    NHS Improvement considering new “special measures” category for operational performance including A E Comes as English hospital sector records worst quarter one A E performance since 2003 HSJ analysis shows worst performing 40 trusts responsible for 63 per cent of year on year decline NHS ...

  • Richmond house

    Exclusive: Trust bailouts reach almost £2bn


    Trust bailouts reach almost £2bn in 2015-16, up from £1.2bn the previous year Payments necessary to maintain the day to day running of hospitals and to pay staff or creditors London trust says there is “no realistic prospect” of repaying its loan without further support Explore ...

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    England remains solidly in breach of 18 weeks as new incentives loom


    Longer-waiting services should have improved in June, as trusts approach the start of their “reset” trajectories in July. But instead those longer waits got worse.

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    HSJ Local

    Whistleblowing manager given £240k payout in wake of bullying claims


    WORKFORCE: A senior manager who made accusations of bullying by the chief executive at a Yorkshire acute trust was given a £240,000 exit package two years after being placed on “special leave”, figures in the trust’s board papers reveal.

  • Surgery

    Wide variation found in emergency specialist surgery mortality rates


    Thirty day mortality rates for emergency bowel surgery vary between 20.7pc and 3.2pc at best and worst performing hospitals Quarter of hospitals do not admit high risk patients to critical care post-surgery in recommended timeframe Six per cent annual drop in most urgent patients reaching theatre within ...

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    HSJ Local

    Hospital trusts explore closer working


    STRUCTURE: Two hospital trusts are exploring closer working in a move which could eventually see a full merger.

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    Hospital shuts beds after CQC raises staffing ratio concerns


    Hospital forced into temporary bed closures after CQC raises concerns about staff shortages Trust also pledged “immediate action” on stroke services to ensure they are safe The trust is offering “golden handshake incentives” for newly qualified nurses in bid to secure more staff PERFORMANCE: Southend ...

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    Thirty worst A&E trusts called to London summit


    NHS Improvement chief raised concerns over “organisations who consistently deliver very low levels of performance” January was “a very difficult month” for A&E departments, Jim Mackey said Trusts “left in no doubt whatsoever that there needs to be a sustained improvement” The 30 worst performers on the accident ...

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    ‘Good Christmas’ for NHS hospitals but some trusts still struggle


    141 reports of “serious operational problems” over Christmas, compared to 336 in previous year A E diverts also down compared to 2014-15 period Yeovil District Hospital, County Durham and Darlington, and Dartford and Gravesham Trust among strugglers Reports of “serious operational problems” at acute hospitals ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Search for Essex success regime leader relaunched


    System leaders launch second attempt to recruit permanent chair for Essex success regime NHS England regional team insists project has “not been delayed” as a result of the protracted appointment process Success regime has been downsized to focus on just central and south Essex System ...

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    Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential


    By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.

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    England breaches 18 week target


    If you take non-reporting trusts into account, it looks like the English NHS breached 18 weeks in October – for the first time since the target was originally achieved in January 2012

  • 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.

  • Phil Morley

    Exclusive: Hunt says hospital chief found ‘fit and proper’


    The health secretary has said that a hospital chief executive has been assessed as ‘fit and proper’, after regulators considered a series of serious concerns against him.

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    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: District general hospital gives up standalone FT bid


    A district general hospital has become the latest organisation to abandon plans to become a standalone foundation trust.

  • Critical care nurse

    Exclusive: 26 trusts responsible for half of national A&E target breach


    Twenty-six hospital trusts are responsible for half of the national growth in patients waiting more than four hours in accident and emergency, HSJ analysis reveals.

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    Government's £250m campaign fails to clear waiting list backlog


    The number of patients waiting over 18 weeks for treatment has increased despite the government pouring £250m into the NHS to clear the backlogs of longest waiters

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    HSJ Local

    Yorkshire trust has 'culture of bullying', report claims


    WORKFORCE: Staff at a trust in Yorkshire claim they were subjected to bullying behaviour including being shouted and sworn at in front of patients and having pens thrown at them, according to an independent report.

  • Waiting room

    Waiting list grows despite £250m government push


    The NHS waiting list for planned care has grown to over 3 million, despite a drive to admit more patients for treatment over the summer months.