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  • Lincoln one use 26 Feb
    HSJ Local

    Trust reveals 'extraordinary measures' after IR35 causes locum shortage

    2017-05-17T15:00:00Z

    Locums slashed A E hours from 295 a week to 52 Consultants stayed overnight in A E departments to work as middle grades Trust says provision of emergency services remains “very fragile” Locum doctors slashed their hours from 295 per week to just 52 at ...

  • Barts Health NHS Trust
    News

    Operations and services disrupted as cyber attack fallout persists

    2017-05-15T17:51:00Z

    Patients warned of further disruption and cancellations as group of large providers grapple with cyber attack fallout Jeremy Hunt says it is “encouraging” that there had not yet been a “second spike” of attacks Government’s COBRA committee meeting on Monday evening to discuss further action ...

  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust makes key board appointments

    2017-05-11T07:00:00Z

    United Lincolnshire medical director joins Worcestershire Acute Hospitals New interim finance director seconded from local mental health trust Trust was put back in special measures last month United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust has appointed new interim medical and finance directors this month, its latest board papers ...

  • Grantham Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Struggling A&E to remain shut overnight

    2017-05-09T14:12:00Z

    United Lincolnshire Hospitals extends Grantham A E overnight closure for at least three more months Trust insists it plans to fully reopen A E when “safe” to do so Independent Reconfiguration Panel due to announce if it will investigate trust’s decision The overnight closure of ...

  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Second Keogh review trust goes back in special measures

    2017-04-11T00:01:00Z

    One of the original Keogh review special measures trusts, United Lincolnshire, rated inadequate Concerns raised about quality, safety, leadership and governance Trust waiting for health secretary’s decision on plans for A E reconfiguration United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has become the second of the original 11 ...

  • Blurred hospital corridor with three figures in it
    News

    Trust A&E 'hours from closing' as locum pay row deepens

    2017-04-05T18:02:00Z

    Lincoln County Hospital A E was “hours from closure” after locums declined work NHS Improvement says it is unacceptable for locums to hold NHS to ransom Eleven doctors did not show up for work at UHNM’s A E A hospital emergency department was “just hours ...

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    News

    Analysis: Over 100 trusts report rise in E coli infections in a year

    2017-03-13T07:00:00Z

    106 trusts report increase in E coli rates, with more than 10 per cent increases at 60 PHE data casts doubt over feasibility of government target to halve infections by 2020 Across England the infection rate has increased by 6.7 per cent in 12 months and ...

  • Grantham Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Hunt wades into A&E closure row

    2017-02-24T15:58:00Z

    Health secretary orders review of Lincolnshire trust’s decision to close hospital A E overnight Independent reconfiguration panel will make initial assessment of whether full review is needed Trust says remains committed to fully reopening Grantham A E ‘but only when safe to do so’ Jeremy ...

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    News

    Patient safety fears after trust moves to radiology consortium

    2017-02-03T13:34:00Z

    Kettering General Hospital dealing with major reporting backlogs affecting thousands of scans, including urgent and cancer MRI and CT scans At least one serious incidence and 68 other incidences of potential harm identified, with patients waiting up to 3 months for routine MRI scan results Fault attributed ...

  • money efficiency
    News

    Analysis: Trusts 'on track' with finances forecast major deterioration

    2016-12-08T07:00:00Z

    Several trusts revised their year-end forecast internally by up to £20m New protocol meant numbers published by NHS Improvement suggested providers were on course to meet their target Trusts forecasting significant deterioration include Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership, King’s College Hospital and University Hospitals North Midlands ...

  • Grantham Hospital
    HSJ Local

    A&E could be downgraded to 'urgent care centre-plus'

    2016-11-16T07:00:00Z

    United Lincolnshire chief executive says trust wants to reopen unit 24/7 but suggested it could lose services One option is for Grantham to become an “urgent care centre-plus” Trust announced “temporary” night time A E closure was being extended until “at least” February The chief ...

  • Keyboard
    News

    Hacked trust faces criticism over handling of worst cyber attack on NHS

    2016-11-03T17:28:00Z

    Northern Lincolnshire criticised for not using NHS Digital’s cyber security expert team Central team yet to arrive on site as trust opts for private firm to support them manage virus News follows significant concerns being raised that virus could spread The hospital trust at the ...

  • Man using computer
    News

    Exclusive: Computer attack could hit more hospitals, officials warn

    2016-11-02T16:22:00Z

    Trusts around the country are warned over spread, after most disruptive cyber attack on an NHS trust NHS Digital warns trusts of “potential threat to your organisation” Senior source warns trusts are at risk of “going down with same virus” National officials have issued a ...

  • The Christie
    News

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

    2016-10-21T13:37:00Z

    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 ...

  • Grantham Hospital
    HSJ Local

    A&E night closure sees two patients a night sent elsewhere

    2016-10-04T12:36:00Z

    Early data from controversial move suggests average of just two patients a night needed transporting to alternative A E, says trust Night closure of Grantham unit resulted in admissions being reduced from 14 to 12 per day, trust says Royal College of Emergency Medicine says trust took ...

  • law
    HSJ Local

    Trust to face legal challenge over A&E closure

    2016-08-24T11:39:00Z

    LEGAL: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust could face a legal challenge against its decision to partially close the accident and emergency department at Grantham and District Hospital.

  • Hospital Clock
    HSJ Local

    Lincolnshire trust confirms night time A&E closure

    2016-08-17T16:39:00Z

    ACUTE CARE: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has confirmed it will go ahead with plans to close the accident and emergency department at Grantham and District Hospital at night.

  • Ambulance
    HSJ Local

    Trust plans night time A&E closure after reaching 'crisis point'

    2016-08-10T00:01:00Z

    United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust to make a decision on temporary reduction of opening hours of Grantham A E department Trust says services have reached “crisis point” and “patients may be put at risk if we don’t act” Royal College of Emergency Medicine says trust was in an ...

  • Lincolnshire
    HSJ Local

    Lincolnshire sets out plans to tackle £60m deficit and performance

    2016-06-30T16:04:00Z

    RECONFIGURATION: NHS leaders in Lincolnshire will go out to public consultation later this year over plans to radically overhaul key services.

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
    News

    High performing trust bosses asked to 'peer review' others

    2016-05-31T10:33:00Z

    NHS Improvement has asked 30 providers to take part in governance reviews at other trusts A number of specific reviews to be commissioned in coming months Reviews will be supported by external consultants Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to ...