Trust appoints influential policy figure as chair
A large mental health and community trust has appointed one of the left’s most well known policy thinkers as its new chair. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 3, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Revealed: First trust CEO to receive £300,000 base salary
Many of the highest paid trust chiefs now have two executive roles, including the first permanent NHS CEO to be paid a base salary of more than £300,000 a year, HSJ analysis reveals. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 3, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Systems to end year half a billion in deficit, NHSE admits
NHS England has admitted that integrated care systems are likely to post a combined deficit of around £600m for the current financial year. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 2, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Two trusts to appoint single chief executive
Two trusts are set to appoint a single chief executive and executive team as they move towards a joined-up leadership model. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 2, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Paramedics not sent to quarter of urgent calls, admits trust
Some ambulance trusts are not sending paramedics to up to around a quarter of their most serious calls, according to figures obtained by HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 2, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

‘Digital desert’ gets go-ahead for £155m records system
Three acute trusts are set to launch a tender process to sign up a provider for an ambitious electronic patient record system spanning all their hospitals, with the contract valued at around £155m, HSJ  has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 2, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS set to miss cancer backlog target three years running, NHSE plans reveal
NHS England has effectively admitted the backlog of cancer long-waiters will still be higher in March 2024 than before covid hit, in a document seen by HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 1, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Prolific surgeon found guilty of misconduct and dishonesty
A prolific surgeon accused of poor care — some with a ‘catastrophic outcome’ — and altering patient notes has been found guilty of misconduct following a tribunal hearing. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 1, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Trust warned by CQC over staff sleeping on duty
A mental health trust has received a warning from the Care Quality Commission over staff sleeping on duty and other serious concerns. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 1, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHSE rejects ‘unacceptable’ ICS deficit
NHS England has expressed ‘significant disappointment’ over the finances of an integrated care system and extended its regime of ‘mandated oversight’. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 1, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Scandal trust CEO ‘proud of staff’ who embraced criticism
The chief executive of a trust embroiled in the NHS’ biggest maternity scandal says staff have tried to embrace and understand the criticism they have received, and insists the culture of the organisation has started to change. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

‘Unauthorised payoffs’ made to senior staff at six NHS organisations
NHS England has been criticised by national auditors after a spate of unauthorised payoffs to departing commissioning staff, and warned that the move to integrated care boards may bring more. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New strikes planned across five ambulance trusts
The major ambulance service union, Unison, has announced a further strike date, with ten days’ notice. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Consultants asked: ‘Are you prepared to strike?’
Consultants across England will be asked if they would be willing to take industrial action, the British Medical Association has announced. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Revealed: New elective activity targets for each ICS
NHS England has set new elective targets for each integrated care system in 2023-24, ranging from 3 per cent to 14 per cent above pre-pandemic levels. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news