Oxford Health: Cyber attack continues to hit NHS trust's services
The CEO of Oxford Health Foundation Trust says it has done all it can to maintain services. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Campaigning MP to chair foundation trust
A long-serving Labour MP is leaving the Commons after 17 years and will join a mental health trust as its chair, HSJ can reveal. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS strikes deal to poach foreign nurses from Nepal in bid to plug staffing gaps
Up to 100 nurses from Nepal are set to work at Hampshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust under a pilot scheme running until the end of next year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New cancer treatment offers hope to patients out of options
Exclusive: UK trial finds finds combination of drugs can work where tumours have become resistant to immunotherapyA new cancer treatment can stop the disease advancing in patients who are resistant to immunotherapy, doctors have discovered.Immunotherapy uses the immune system to target and kill cancer cells, and can save lives when other treatment options, such as surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy, have failed. However, it cannot help all patients, and some tumours can evolve to resist it.Now oncologists in the UK have found a two-pronged treatment – immunotherapy combined with guadecitabine, a novel experimental dru...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Cancer research Medical research Science Health Society UK news Source Type: news

Manchester NHS workers get back pay thanks to UNISON campaign
In a landmark victory, thousands of workers across Manchester have received up to £5,000 in backdated earnings thanks to UNISON’s hard-won, six-year battle to have their roles re-banded. For years, healthcare assistants (HCAs) in hospitals across the city have been performing clinical duties that are above their pay grade. After joining forces within the union’s North West region, they’ve forced Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust to reward and recognise this. The campaign began in 2016, when Manchester University Health Branch provided diaries to HCAs to document what duties they were doing every day. As...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 18, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News cost of living HCAs health healthcare assistants pay Source Type: news

Doctors declare ‘lack of confidence’ in trust board
The medical body at Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has written to the trust’s chair saying that it is unable to provide safe care and expressing a lack of confidence in the board. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 10, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Trust ends deal with consultancy accused of ‘misconduct’ by Jacob Rees-Mogg
Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust has ended its £6m contract with consultants Bain & Company after the government accused it of “grave professional misconduct” over its activities in South Africa. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 9, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The revelations by brave whistleblowers that finally brought disgraced gender clinic Tavistock down
North London-based Gender Identity Development Service, part of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, has treated 9,000 children as young as 10 since it opened in 1989. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chief executive to lead neighbouring trust
The chief executive of Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will leave this year to lead a neighbouring mental health trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 27, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Recovery of elective services
NHS England has published an letter to all integrated care board chief executives, NHS trust and NHS foundation trust chief executives detailing the next steps in the recovery of elective services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 27, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Working in partnership with people and communities: statutory guidance
This guidance, aimed at Integrated Care Boards, NHS trusts, foundation trusts and NHS England, supports effective partnership working with people and communities to improve services and meet public involvement legal duties. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Net Zero NHS in legislation
The Health and Care Act of 2022 recognises that the response to climate change is good for the health of the public, and places new requirements on all NHS trusts, foundation trusts, and integrated care boards (ICBs) to meet net zero and tackle air pollution. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 8, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Working in partnership with people and communities
This guidance is for integrated care boards, NHS trusts, foundation trusts and NHS England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 8, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Staff engagement at Sherwood Forest Hospitals
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a medium-sized acute hospital trust in the East Midlands. It has become one of the top performing acute trusts in the NHS Staff Survey over the past five years. In the 2021 Staff Survey it was one of the top scoring hospital trusts on all People Promise measures, while in 2020 it was one of most improved trusts across staff engagement metrics. This case study explores what the organisation did and how it applied staff engagement methods to improve its NHS Staff Survey results and continuous improvement. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How badly is the NHS crisis affecting your hospital?
EXCLUSIVE: 7 per cent of patients were left waiting more than 12 hours at Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Cheshire in May, MailOnline analysis shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news