Specialist hospitals have called for the government to clarify the rights of European Union nationals to remain working in health and social care in the UK, in the wake of the referendum result.
A leading teaching hospital has been served with a warning notice by the Care Quality Commission.
Community services face shake-up as CCGs go soloSubscription
Adult community services in Surrey face a shake-up next year, with clinical commissioning groups choosing to work alone rather than commission across the county.
Trust considers enhanced pay rates to attract nurses Subscription
A mental health trust in the South East is considering paying nurses enhanced hourly rates in order to attract them back from agency work.
An NHS trust has been criticised for its slow response after 14 patients contracted MRSA in less than a year, following the dropping of routine screening.
Maternity services in part of East Sussex are to transfer to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in Kent.
Kent hospital’s A&E department faces downgradeSubscription
Emergency services at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital could be downgraded because of concerns that trainee doctors being left to cope with potentially seriously ill surgical patients.
Virgin Care has won a contract to provide adult community health services across a swathe of north Kent.
Medway Foundation NHS Trust is set to remain in special measures, while regulators consider “the best option to improve services” after it was again rated “inadequate”.
East Kent Hospitals placed in special measuresSubscription
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has been put into the special measures regime for failing trusts by the foundation trust regulator Monitor, more than two weeks after the Care Quality Commission recommended the move.