Nurse staffing levels were not always sufficient across Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and in need of urgent review, particularly on elderly care wards, the Keogh review has found.
Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust has been placed in “special measures”, and agreed to a series of improvement actions.
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.
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The NHS has little idea whether nurse staffing levels are safe in England, members of a high profile safety review panel have admitted, after they found hospital data on staffing did not tally with what they found during inspections.
Tameside nurse staffing 'inadequate'Subscription
The Keogh review of high death rate trusts has called for urgent action to address insufficient nurse staffing, inadequate supervision of junior doctors, and insufficient access to critical care beds at Tameside Hospital.
Staff feel unable to raise concerns at Medway FTSubscription
Medway Foundation Trust has insufficient staffing levels and employees there feel unable to raise concerns, according to the Keogh review.
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.
George Eliot Hospital Trust must address concerns around its “unsatisfactory” reporting of quality and mortality and around patient safety, Sir Bruce Keogh’s mortality rates review team has said.
The Keogh review has identified “lack of escalation procedures, inadequate staffing levels and disconnected leadership” as some of the key areas of concern at the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust.