HSJ Weekly Catch-up: Inflation, delegation and long gestations
Your essential update on health for the week. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mortuary abuse inquiry suggests contractors’ criminal checks could be shared with trusts
Contractors could be required to provide trusts with the findings of criminal records checks on their employees, an update from Michael inquiry into mortuary security has suggested. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Specialist hospital threatened with closure over unsafe wards
A specialist hospital for people with a learning difficulty or autism could be closed unless it makes improvements, the Care Quality Commission has warned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

CEO of trust with ‘deep-seated’ cultural and governance issues to retire
The long-serving CEO of a trust found to have ‘multiple’ corporate governance problems is stepping down after eight years at the helm. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Revealed: The trusts making least progress in improving maternity services
The trusts that have made the most and least progress on urgent recommendations set out by the Ockenden review have been revealed (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 20, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS England ends covid ‘command and control’ measures
The NHS threat level in response to covid-19 has been downgraded following drops in community cases and hospital inpatient numbers, NHS England chiefs have announced. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 19, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHSE appoints new chief strategy officer and primary care lead
NHS England has recruited NHS Providers chief Chris Hopson to its board, it has announced. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 19, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

I faced a ‘double whammy’ of discrimination, says trust CEO
The joint CEO of two trusts felt she needed to prove herself when vying for top-level roles – while others landed jobs based on their potential alone. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 19, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Families dismay at interim report plans despite review ‘chaos’
Families involved in a major review into maternity failings at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust have criticised the decision of the review team to press ahead with the publication of an interim report, despite serious concerns about its terms of reference and methodology. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 19, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Trusts and systems to be given £1.5bn to cover inflation costs
Local NHS organisations will be given an extra £1.5bn in 2022-23 to help cope with inflation and other cost pressures – and have been told to make extra savings to bring their budgets into balance, HSJ has discovered. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 19, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Government announces ‘ambitious’ dementia strategy
The government has announced a 10-year strategy for dementia. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 18, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Acute fined £1.3m after deaths of two patients
A troubled acute trust has appeared in court to admit failures relating to the deaths of two patients. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 18, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Trust chief executive to step down after four years
The chief executive of a mental health trust that runs one of three high secure hospitals in England is due to step down. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 18, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Trust chief resigns after period of ill health
The chief executive of an ambulance trust has resigned after a period of sick leave. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 18, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cancer recovery target will be missed, says national leader
The NHS will miss its target to return cancer treatment waits to pre-covid levels by next March, a national cancer leader has said. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 18, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news