Category list : Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Winning the “hearts and minds” of nursing staff is among the first priorities in a concerted drive to improve her struggling hospital trust’s performance, a new chief nurse has told Nursing Times.
A troubled trust in the Midlands has been given yet another official warning for failing to address ongoing safety issues, including patients routinely being cared for in corridors.
A Midlands trust where patients died in the corridors last winter has been rated “inadequate” again, with the Care Quality Commission suggesting outside support will be required “for the foreseeable future”.
A troubled hospital trust where patients died on trolleys last winter has failed to meet a deadline to resolve outstanding failures of care, according to Care Quality Commission inspectors.
NHS England was warned patients were at risk of being harmed by long trolley waits at a West Midlands trust 10 days before three patients died on trolleys, it has been revealed.
A trust in special measures has appointed a new permanent chief executive from Australia, with a background in nursing.
Experienced nurse leader Janice Stevens will take over as an interim chief nurse at a struggling acute provider in the West Midlands, Nursing Times can reveal.
More bacteria has been discovered in the endoscopy unit of a Worcestershire hospital, with an “unsafe” layout and equipment “overdue for replacement”.
The first group of hospital trusts chosen to take part in a new programme intended to improve palliative care have been named.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been placed in the support scheme for failing health service organisations, known as ”special measures”.