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Community providers face new staffing requirements

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 17:07
Providers of district nursing services lack the tools to plan staffing levels to meet patient demand, new safe staffing guidance has said.
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City CCGs to appoint single chief and joint board

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:35
Three clinical commissioning groups have agreed to appoint a single chief executive and set up a joint board, HSJ can reveal.
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Trusts spend £3.2bn a year on corporate services

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:00
NHS trusts spend £3.2bn a year on corporate services such as HR, finance, legal and payroll, NHS Improvement figures reveal.
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Trusts spend £3.2bn a year on admin services

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:00
NHS trusts spend £3.2bn a year on corporate services such as HR, finance, legal and payroll, NHS Improvement figures reveal.
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Four non-executive directors resign at troubled trust

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 13:44
Four non-executive directors at Southern Health Foundation Trust have resigned after a review by the trust’s latest interim chair.
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Exclusive: Full £800m NHS 'priorities' fund to offset trust deficits

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:30
About £800m of funding that was intended for mental health, community and primary care will instead be used to ensure the Department of Health achieves financial balance this year, it has been confirmed.
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Latest safe staffing guidance unveiled

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:00
Mental health trusts must carry out evidence based reviews of staffing levels to ensure patients are cared for safely, under new guidance from NHS Improvement.
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New chief executive named for acute FT

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 11:08
Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed University Hospitals of Leicester Trust chief operating officer Richard Mitchell as its new chief executive.
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Special measures trust appoints fourth chief executive in a year

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:46
A major teaching hospital trust in special measures has appointed its fourth chief executive in less than a year.
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Region moves towards contracts to cover whole STP

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 07:00
Clinical commissioning groups in the Black Country have set out a timeline to procure a single acute and single mental health contract across their sustainability and transformation plan area, HSJ has learned.
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RCN to separate union and professional roles

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 07:00
The Royal College of Nursing will reform its structure to divide responsibility for professional nursing and trade union issues.
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NICE goes ahead with controversial drug affordability test

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 19:12
Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has confirmed it will go ahead next month with controversial plans to assess new treatments based on affordability.
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NICE goes ahead with controversial drug affordability test

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 19:12
Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has confirmed it will go ahead next month with controversial plans to assess new treatments based on affordability.
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Naylor review: Minister reveals plan for new NHS property body

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 17:37
The government is planning to establish a new national body to provide “strategic estate planning” for the health service.
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Daily Insight: Commissioning pioneers and budget blunders

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 17:30
HSJ’s round up of Wednesday’s must read stories
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'Culture of fear' at inadequate private hospital, says CQC

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 15:30
Inspectors have described a “culture of fear” within the surgical theatres at a private hospital that largely treats NHS patients in Greater Manchester.
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Pay crackdown: Trust chiefs to sign off all agency shifts above £120

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 15:00
Hospital chief executives are now expected to personally sign off agency shifts costing more than £120 an hour, NHS Improvement has confirmed.
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Revealed: Only three trusts hit 'reset' A&E targets

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 15:00
Just three hospital trusts have hit their lowered targets for accident and emergency performance, the latest data reveals.
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Former CPS chief named chair of special measures trust

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 10:26
A former chief executive of the Crown Prosecution Service has been appointed chair of a struggling ambulance trust
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CCGs to join up for STP-wide commissioning

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 07:00
All the clinical commissioning groups across a sustainability and transformation plan footprint have signed up to form a commissioning committee covering the whole patch.
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