Fraudsters tried to steal the salaries of four NHS chief executives during the last financial year by impersonating them in emails, HSJ can reveal.
A surgeon has been accused of carrying out “unnecessary” shoulder operations on several NHS patients at a private hospital linked to the Ian Paterson scandal, with 217 patients recalled.
A string of failures amounting to neglect led to the death of a new-born baby, a coroner has ruled today.
A former Oxford hospitals trust director who admitted to a charge of fraud after lying about having a degree has been given a suspended sentence.
An incumbent pathology provider looks set to lose its bid to retain a contract worth £2.25bn over 15 years.
Hundreds of sexual assaults are reported each year on mixed-sex mental health wards in England, HSJ can reveal, highlighting the urgent need for investment to improve facilities.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
The Care Quality Commission has recommended a major teaching hospital trust, which once faced losing its heart surgery service following significant discord among its staff, be taken out of special measures.
Three people died of cancer and another four came to severe harm after their endoscopies were delayed, a teaching hospital trust has confirmed.
A group of NHS trusts have lost a high court battle with local authorities over their business rates.
Researchers plan to restart high-dose radiotherapy in a cancer trial after refuting the outcome of a coroner’s inquest.
A group of NHS organisations have said they are “working to referral to treatment time targets of 40 weeks instead of 18 weeks”, in board papers which they are now indicating are misleading.
A former hospital trust director has admitted a charge of fraud after lying about having a degree.
The heart surgery unit at the centre of a “dark force” governance row has been moved out of “alert” status for mortality.
The NHS in Kent failed to take account of its duty to reduce inequalities when it decided where to place hyperacute stroke services, a court was told.
The British Medical Association will take the much-maligned NHS property company to court over fees charged which the union describes as “unjustifiable”.
NHS England and Improvement are reviewing contractors’ tax statuses, and say they are “prepared for every possible outcome”, after NHS Digital was hit with a £4.3m IR35-related bill.
Ear, nose and throat surgery in the NHS suffers from “significant unwarranted variation” in outcomes, a new study has found.
NHS England is working to develop a single framework for all professional regulators when dealing with a conduct complaint.
A ruling which saw a whistleblowing surgeon lose his case for discrimination has revealed the extent of medical infighting at the “increasingly dysfunctional” ENT department within one of the country’s most troubled trusts.
A consultant surgeon must pay an NHS trust £170,000 after he lost a whistleblowing case on appeal.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council misled former health secretary Jeremy Hunt over its handling of fitness to practise cases linked to the Morecambe Bay maternity scandal, an independent report has said.
A manager has won his employment tribunal against a patient transport company he alleged had misled clients over staffing.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will stop carrying out external maternity incident investigations by 2021, handing them back to the NHS, HSJ has learned.
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 senior finance manager convicted of fraud must repay £220,000 or face another three years in jail, a judge has ruled.
The Supreme Court could hear a landmark case on trainee doctors’ rest breaks, which could have “huge implications” for NHS trusts.
NHS England’s national director for mental health is considering asking trusts to look at their recruitment processes, after discovering her own trust had hired a nurse who previously falsified a care plan.
A GP unfairly dismissed her practice manager, a tribunal has found, after the manager and her mother gave themselves large unauthorised pay rises.
New laws will come into effect tomorrow requiring doctors to report deaths to a coroner for the first time in a bid to modernise the death reporting process in England and Wales.