A Lincolnshire trust has been recommended to return to “special measures”, after the Care Quality Commission found a number of services had deteriorated in the year and a half since it last carried out an inspection.
Final 'Keogh trust' exits special measures regime Subscription
The final trust from the first wave of organisations placed in special measures following the Keogh review has come out of the regime.
Lancashire hospitals praised for progress by CQCSubscription
An NHS trust that was among the first cohort placed in special measures has had both its main hospital sites rated as “good” by the Care Quality Commission.
The Care Quality Commission has recommended that Tameside Hospital Foundation Trust comes out of special measures.
Monitor has taken Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust out of special measures.
The Care Quality Commission has recommended that Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn Foundation Trust should come out of special measures.
'Jeremy Hunt’s speech downplayed nurses'Subscription
Secretary of state for health Jeremy Hunt said in his speech last week that he wanted to make the health service “more human-centred and less system-centred”.
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.
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.
Why are ward staffing levels being made public?Subscription
On 24 June 2014, NHS Choices will be publishing the planned and actual number of nurses on each shift on every inpatient ward in England
A forthcoming major review of nurse education and training in England will draw heavily on key patient safety reports from last year, according to those overseeing the work.
An under-fire NHS hospital has been reprimanded by health officials for failing to meet national safety standards.
More than a third of nurses believe the culture around raising concerns has improved at their employer in the last 12 months – but many still report negative consequences from doing so.
Foundation trusts overspend on agency staffSubscription
The foundation trust sector massively overspent on contract and agency staff in the final three months of last year, data from the regulator Monitor shows.
Questions have been raised over the value of mortality statistics published for NHS hospitals, after an academic taking part in a review of their use branded them “spurious” and said the public would be better off ignoring them.
Trusts placed in “special measures” for poor performance have appointed 600 plus more nursing staff over a period of just three months, according to a progress report.
'Make culture change the priority for 2014'Subscription
Welcome to this special Christmas bulletin edition of Nursing Times.
Patients and the public who want to celebrate the NHS and its achievements need to be given a better way to be able to do so, according to national patient champion Ashley Brookes.
Employers must understand that raising concerns is important and to be welcomed, says Kim Holt
Top performing NHS managers are to be drafted in to turn around failing hospitals in a move that health secretary Jeremy Hunt said would lead to “real change”.