Category list : East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
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Nurses from across the country have been invited to attend a special reception at Buckingham Palace later today to celebrate the nursing profession.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been rated as “requires improvement” but must improve more before it can leave special measures, according to the Care Quality Commission.
Regulators have placed three more health service trusts in “special measures” today, specifically due to their poor financial performance of late.
The Department of Health has published a “learning from mistakes league”, ranking all trusts on their “openness and honesty” based on data on safety reporting and the NHS staff survey.
Maternity services in part of East Sussex are to transfer to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust in Kent.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust will take over a maternity unit previously run by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been placed in “special measures” following a critical report by the Care Quality Commission published earlier this week.
Nursing shortages were at the heart of three critical inspection reports on trust standards, which were published last week by the Care Quality Commission.
Regulators have recommended that East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust be placed in special measures after a second inspection inside 12 months found staff there “remained afraid to speak out”.
Nearly two-thirds of nurses at the eight hospital trusts currently rated as “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission believe they have insufficient staff to adequately care for patients.