Will Hazell's stories
Trusts asked to buy equipment from standard listSubscription
The regulator NHS Improvement has announced the first set of standardised products all NHS providers in England will have to use from next year, including wipes, gloves, trays, needles and bedpans.
Mary Edwards, the chief executive of Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for more than a decade and a nurse by background, has announced she will stand down at the end of the year.
A second social enterprise in the South West is to be wound down and its staff expected to be transferred to neighbouring providers next month, after it lost its main contract to an NHS trust.
Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have reopened merger talks less than three years after agreeing they would not attempt to merge again for a decade.
Virgin set to run community nursing in Somerset Subscription
Virgin Care has been selected as preferred bidder to provide community services in Bath and North East Somerset, including a range of nursing teams.
NHS England loses judicial review over HIV drug Subscription
NHS England has lost a judicial review about whether it has the power to commission a preventative HIV drug.
Struggling trust Southern Health to be split up Subscription
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust will lose its learning disability services in Oxfordshire, the troubled organisation’s interim chair has announced.
Pioneering integrated care trust told to improveSubscription
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, one of the first integrated care organisations in the country, has been rated as “requires improvement” by the Care Quality Commission.
'Remarkable' trust given regulator’s top ratingSubscription
Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust has become the fourth in the country to be rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
The leadership of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has shown “little evidence” of being proactive in identifying and addressing risks to patients, according to the Care Quality Commission.