David Nicholson

Worcestershire royal hospital

Sir David’s troubled trust rejects centre’s saving plan

One of the country’s most troubled hospital trusts, which is chaired by former NHS England chief executive Sir David Nicholson, has rejected regulators’ request for it to rein in its large deficit.

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Sir David Nicholson to chair STP

Sir David Nicholson has been appointed the chair of a West Midlands sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.

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Health leaders call on prime minister to prevent 'no-deal' Brexit

Health leaders, including a former NHS chief executive, have signed a letter calling on the prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

David Nicholson at Confed 2013

Sir David Nicholson to stay on at troubled trust

Sir David Nicholson has been appointed permanent chair of a troubled hospital trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Second setback for half-billion reconfiguration plan

A major reconfiguration plan for services in north west London has been rebuffed by the centre for the second time.

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Ex-Barking chief moves to troubled Midlands trust

A chief executive who left a London hospital trust amid financial failure will take the helm of one of the West Midlands’ most troubled trusts.

David Nicholson at Confed 2013

David Nicholson: NHS efficiency 'paid the price' for Lansley reforms

The NHS “paid the price” for the Lansley reforms by losing sight of important efficiency programmes as senior managers were left “running around applying for jobs and changing structures”, the health service’s former head has said.

Michelle McKay

Chief at troubled trust resigns as Dame Julie arrives

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust has lost its chief executive amid an ongoing shake-up of senior leadership at the troubled organisation.


Dame Julie Moore moves to troubled trust

Dame Julie Moore is moving from the helm of one of the biggest trusts in the country to helping govern one of its troubled neighbours.

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CQC tells struggling hospital trust to move faster on improvements

One of the most troubled hospital trusts in the country remains inadequate, with the Care Quality Commission calling on its leadership to move faster on improvements.

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Revealed: DHSC pays tech giant £65m in legal dispute

The Department of Health and Social Care has paid a multinational technology company £65.3m as part of a decade long legal dispute linked to the National Programme for IT.

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Exclusive: Hospital boss appointed NHS Improvement chief executive

NHS Improvement has appointed the boss of a leading hospital trust as its chief executive, and will pay him a salary of £287,000, HSJ can reveal.

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CCGs spend millions on consultancy for stalled reconfiguration

Commissioners in north west London spent £36m on consultancy firms over the last four financial years – including millions on service redesign recently stalled by NHS Improvement.

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NHS England stands by decision to approve CCG for co-commissioning

NHS England London said it has “no concerns” about authorising Barnet CCG to co-commission primary care in October – one month after the Verita report into conflict of interest concerns was completed.

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Stevens: 'Specialised services need additional investment'

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens told Jeremy Hunt specialised services were unaffordable in their current form, papers released today reveal.

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Analysed: The biggest NHS providers of specialised services

University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust saw the largest increase in its specialised services income last year, new information obtained by HSJ reveals.

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Some trusts will not become FTs until 2018, says Flory

The chief executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority has said some trusts will not be authorised for at least another four years.

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Specialised services face £5bn gap

CCGs will take on responsibility for commissioning at least two of the six specialised service areas whose growth has placed the greatest strain on the specialised services budget

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Morecambe Bay inquiry delayed until February amid 'reluctant' witnesses

An inquiry into poor care at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay will not publish its final report until February as it tries to convince ‘reluctant’ witnesses to give evidence

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust

Morecambe Bay inquiry has investigated more than 200 deaths

More than 200 deaths of mothers and babies at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust have been investigated by an independent inquiry.