The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust – Page 4

  • Heart monitor
    HSJ Local

    Trust in special measures after safety and leadership failings

    2016-10-19T00:01:00Z

    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 ...

  • Nurses pushing trolley
    News

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

    2016-09-14T16:30:00Z

    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
    News

    Exclusive: Trust bailouts reach almost £2bn

    2016-09-08T07:00:00Z

    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 ...

  • Rob findlay cutout 3x2
    Comment

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

    2016-08-12T16:33:00Z

    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.

  • Whistle
    HSJ Local

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

    2016-08-02T07:00:00Z

    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
    News

    Wide variation found in emergency specialist surgery mortality rates

    2016-07-27T07:00:00Z

    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 ...

  • 3002153 busy hospital
    HSJ Local

    Hospital trusts explore closer working

    2016-06-02T10:56:00Z

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

  • southend hospital
    News

    Hospital shuts beds after CQC raises staffing ratio concerns

    2016-03-21T15:25:00Z

    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 ...

  • Child in A&E
    News

    Thirty worst A&E trusts called to London summit

    2016-03-04T12:09:00Z

    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 ...

  • Snowy UK street
    News

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

    2016-01-15T10:51:00Z

    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
    News

    Search for Essex success regime leader relaunched

    2016-01-07T11:09:00Z

    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 ...

  • Calculator
    News

    Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential

    2016-01-05T11:00:00Z

    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.

  • Operating theatre light
    Comment

    England breaches 18 week target

    2015-12-10T14:30:00Z

    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'

    2015-10-29T10:59:00Z

    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
    News

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

    2015-07-23T12:35:00Z

    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.

  • Emergency department
    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: District general hospital gives up standalone FT bid

    2015-04-09T12:16:00Z

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

  • Critical care nurse
    News

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

    2015-04-01T11:09:00Z

    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.

  • Patient on trolley being wheeled through corridor
    News

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

    2014-12-11T11:00:00Z

    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

  • bullying.jpg
    HSJ Local

    Yorkshire trust has 'culture of bullying', report claims

    2014-10-10T11:54:00Z

    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
    News

    Waiting list grows despite £250m government push

    2014-10-09T11:51:00Z

    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.