Category list : Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust
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Nursing staff burnout due to heavy workloads and inadequate skills mix is affecting patient care and safety at a hospital trust in Herefordshire, board papers have revealed.
A small acute trust in Herefordshire with long-standing financial and performance problems is to come out of the ”special measures” regime, following significant improvements in care.
Acute trusts in England have overridden government-enforced caps on hourly rates of pay for agency nurses more than 60,000 times since they were introduced at the end of last year, an investigation by Nursing Times has revealed.
Herefordshire nurse Philippa Hurlow has been recognised by national cancer charity for her dedication to a local support group that she helped set up for patients living with myeloma.
An acute trust that was placed in special measures in October 2014 must remain in the failure regime, after inspectors rated the West Midlands provider as “inadequate” overall.
Hospitals in England are warning of “unprecedented” demand on their emergency services, as admissions hit their highest level in 10 years.
The Care Quality Commission has recommended that Wye Valley NHS Trust be placed in special measures after being rated “inadequate” by inspectors.
A doctor “freaked out” and assaulted a nurse when she grabbed the TV remote control off him to watch Emmerdale, a medical panel has been told.