Ben Clover is a Nursing Times and HSJ reporter. His focus for HSJ is on acute providers (Foundation Trusts and Trusts) and community services, while on Nursing Times Ben reports on infection control, long term conditions (including allergy, asthma, diabetes, dermatology and COPD) and district & community nursing.
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A mental health trust at the centre of poor care allegations has applied to pay a senior nurse more than David Cameron.
Almost 5% of England’s nursing workforce are due to undergo revalidation in the first quarter of 2016-17, official papers reveal.
More than a quarter of trusts in England asked the regulator Monitor to increase their agency spending cap last year, it has been revealed.
A troubled foundation trust is looking for a merger or acquisition partner, after concluding it no longer has a future as an independent organisation, it has been revealed.
An improvement director has been appointed to Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust by the regulator Monitor.
Independent provider Care UK has won a five-year contract for healthcare services at Wormwood Scrubs prison in West London.
Critical findings in an NHS England-commissioned report into deaths among patients of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust have been leaked, and strongly contested by the organisation and an academic.
Two acute trusts in Lincolnshire that were taken out of special measures after recruiting scores of nurses have slid back to their old staffing levels, according to workforce analaysis.
A US healthcare corporation is being brought in to support five NHS hospital trusts in improving quality and clinical engagement.
The professional codes for nurses and doctors are fit for purpose – but further work should be done to provide incentives to ensure all staff are more open, the medical director of NHS England has reported.