'Action must be taken to create a safer NHS'Subscription
The government needs to do something now the dust has settled on Francis 2, Cavendish, Keogh and Berwick.
A major review aimed at introducing a “zero-harm culture” in the NHS is set to be published.
Bucks Healthcare Trust ‘unsafe’, staff told Keogh Subscription
Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust staff have described care provided by the trust as “unsafe”, the report by Sir Bruce Keogh’s mortality review team reveals.
Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in “special measures”, and agreed to a series of improvement actions.
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust still requires improvement and should remain in special measures, according to the Care Quality Commission’s chief inspector of hospitals.
The Welsh government has rejected calls for an inquiry into NHS care standards and death rates.
Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust managers potentially put patients at risk by their “apparent lack of response to escalated patient safety concerns”, Sir Bruce Keogh’s mortality rates review said.
A group of senior nurses are calling on the Care Quality Commission to monitor nurse staffing levels as an “early warning” of where poor care is likely to happen, Nursing Times has been told.
Sir Bruce Keogh’s review of mortality indicators at 14 trusts has found staffing concerns at each but it also cautions against taking the indicator scores to mean the same thing as “avoidable deaths”, leaked extracts suggest.
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced plans to recruit 140 nurses to help improve patient care and reduce its use of agency staff.