Sophie is a reporter on Health Service Journal who contributes stories to Nursing Times.
A “pressurised” culture at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust led to a situation where staff at every level felt “there was no option of failure”, an independent review has concluded.
The Black and Minority Ethnic Network at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has taken a vote of no confidence in the trust’s leadership and has set up a petition calling for the board to step down.
The capital’s accident and emergency, and urgent care services will be split into three different categories, as part of work to take forward Sir Bruce Keogh’s recommendations from the urgent and emergency care review in 2013.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust will take over a maternity unit previously run by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Ofsted style ratings are to be given to each area of the country for performance in a range of clinical areas including cancer, dementia and mental health, Jeremy Hunt will announce today .
Overcrowding in the accident and emergency department at Royal Sussex County Hospital and a lack of progress in addressing issues previously raised during a recent unannounced inspection by regulators.
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust has been told it requires improvement by the Care Quality Commission.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been rated “requires improvement”, after the Care Quality Commission found overcrowding in emergency departments and patients waiting for long periods.
A review of community bed capacity by Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group has set out four options for future care models, which include the closure of two cottage hospitals.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been placed in “special measures” following a critical report by the Care Quality Commission published earlier this week.