1. Midlands chief to lead neighbouring mental health trust

    STRUCTURE: The chief executive of a major community services trust is to take on the same role at a neighbouring mental health provider, HSJ has learned.
  2. NHS England directors warn STPs neglecting mental health could be rejected

    Two of NHS England’s national directors have insisted sustainability and transformation plans should be rejected if they cannot show how they would improve mental health services.
  3. Southern Health admits 'unlawful acts' in relation to Sparrowhawk death

    Southern Health Foundation Trust has formally accepted responsibility for the death of Connor Sparrowhawk, and accepted it made “unlawful acts and ommissions” in relation to the teenager’s death.
  4. Taking mental health a step beyond primary care

    A new mental health service delivers integrated care to complex patients who have not historically been well served
  5. A meeting of minds at the 2016 Healthcare Case Study Challenge

    The annual gathering of MBA students to devise healthcare solutions this year tackled dementia - find out who won…
  6. London trust to build two mental health hospitals

    CAPITAL PROJECTS: South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust has fired the starting gun on the construction of two mental health hospitals.
  7. The firebreak is not enough and the plan is unravelling at frightening speed

    All parts of the NHS must work together if the cataclysmic financial storm is to be survived
  8. FT boss to become council chief executive

    LEADERSHIP: The chief executive of Humber Foundation Trust is leaving after accepting a chief executive job in local government.
  9. The importance of understanding the duty of candour

    Are trusts obliged to disclose investigation reports following serious incidents, asks Laura Paton
  10. Exclusive: Southern Health could be split up, sources say

    The trust at the centre of a care quality row could be broken up, HSJ understands. This is despite regulators acknowledging it was too early to tell if improvements had been made.
  11. New care model vanguards: Getting serious about prevention

    Prevention is crucial for the success of new care model vanguards
  12. NHS England 'risks being in parallel universe' on mental health

    The mental health sector and NHS England are “in danger of operating in parallel universes” because of the disconnect between national policies on commissioning models, the new chair of the Mental Health Network has told HSJ.
  13. Mental health trust expands into Abu Dhabi

    COMMERCIAL: A leading mental health trust has opened specialist services in Abu Dhabi.
  14. What's new in care models: When councils should take over

    Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View, by integration reporter David Williams.
  15. Mental health trust closes adolescent unit after CQC inspection

    PERFORMANCE: A mental health trust in London has closed down a unit for adolescent patients after a Care Quality Commission inspection.
  16. How a trust developed new patient flow pathways to upgrade its A&E

    Ben Rosling explains how information-led change focusing on patient flow helped Croydon Health Services Trust improve its A&E performance
  17. East London FT appoints new chief executive

    East London Foundation Trust has appointed Dr Navina Evans as the trust’s new chief executive taking over from Dr Robert Dolan when he retires in July 2016.
  18. Southern Health leaders 'not proactive' in identifying risks to patients

    PATIENT SAFETY: The leadership of Southern Health Foundation Trust has shown “little evidence” of being proactive in identifying and addressing risks to patients, according to the Care Quality Commission.
  19. An altogether different Simon Stevens

    Simon Stevens has transformed from an enabler to a commander
  20. 'Lack of grip' across NHS blamed for sudden hospital shutdown

    The “fragmented” structure of the NHS and lack of “strategic grip” have been blamed for a crisis leading to the sudden closure of a psychiatric hospital.