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  • Ex-DH boss to chair troubled acute trust

    • 2 Feb 2023

    A former national finance and performance boss has been selected to chair Liverpool’s troubled acute trust.

  • Two trusts to appoint single chief executive

    • 2 Feb 2023

    Two trusts are set to appoint a single chief executive and executive team as they move towards a joined-up leadership model.

  • ‘Very high’ DNA rates caused by IT failures, trust discovers

    • 2 Feb 2023

    An acute trust has discovered an IT issue which appears to have led to ‘very high’ numbers of patients not turning up for their appointments.

  • Consultants asked: ‘Are you prepared to strike?’

    • 31 Jan 2023

    Consultants across England will be asked if they would be willing to take industrial action, the British Medical Association has announced.

  • New strikes planned across five ambulance trusts

    • 31 Jan 2023

    The major ambulance service union, Unison, has announced a further strike date, with ten days’ notice.

  • ‘Unauthorised payoffs’ made to senior staff at six NHS organisations

    • 31 Jan 2023

    NHS England has been criticised by national auditors after a spate of unauthorised payoffs to departing commissioning staff, and warned that the move to integrated care boards may bring more.

  • BMA issues ‘unaffordable’ medical locum rate card

    • 30 Jan 2023

    The British Medical Association has issued a locum pay rate card for junior doctors, which trust bosses have described as ‘unaffordable’ and ‘unilateral’.

  • Government delays ‘partial retirement’ pension reform

    • 27 Jan 2023

    Ministers have been accused of scoring a ‘massive own goal’ by delaying a proposed NHS pension reform – seeking to reduce tax hits on high-earners – by six months.

  • Trusts forced to rerun joint CEO process after candidates pull out

    • 25 Jan 2023

    Trusts planning a £1.3bn group leadership model have been forced to re-run the recruitment process for a shared CEO.

  • Scandal-hit trust loses four directors

    • 25 Jan 2023

    The trust at the centre of a maternity scandal is losing four executive directors in the space of a few months.

  • Teaching trust names medic as new chief executive

    • 24 Jan 2023

    Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has named Phil Wood as its new chief executive.

  • NHSE’s redundancy scheme ‘unfit for purpose,’ says managers union

    • 23 Jan 2023

    NHS England’s voluntary redundancy scheme is “unfit for purpose”, the Managers in Partnership union has claimed, warning its members to “consider their circumstances carefully” before applying.

  • Six further ambulance strike dates announced

    • 20 Jan 2023

    The union Unite has announced six days of strike action among its ambulance service staff, some of which coincide with action by GMB at the same trusts.

  • NHSE hires hospital chief as digital director

    • 19 Jan 2023

    NHS England has hired a hospital chief executive to work part time as its national director for digital channels.

  • Two MDs from same hospital group get CEO jobs

    • 18 Jan 2023

    Two hospital managing directors within a foundation trust group have been given chief executive jobs in the space of a month.

  • Senior managers among targets in NHSE redundancy drive

    • 18 Jan 2023

    NHS England has published details of a voluntary redundancy scheme, which has been launched in an effort to cut its headcount by up to 40 per cent and help “minimise any need for compulsory redundancy”.

  • Nurses and ambulance staff to stage co-ordinated strike on 6 February

    • 18 Jan 2023

    More than 10,000 ambulance staff will join nurses in co-ordinated walkouts next month, in one of the biggest strikes in NHS history.

  • Exclusive: the trusts offering thousands of staff inferior pensions

    • 18 Jan 2023

    Trusts are regularly denying staff employed by their wholly owned subsidiary companies access to the NHS pension and providing them with schemes which are significantly less generous.

  • Nurse strike to hit at all but one of region’s hospitals next month

    • 16 Jan 2023

    Nurses at every acute trust in the South West except one will strike next month, under further action announced by the Royal College of Nursing.

  • Trust appoints former COO as CEO

    • 16 Jan 2023

    A mental health trust has appointed a new chief executive.