Has North Bristol NHS trust found the answer to providing efficient health and social care after hospital closures?
This article appeared in the Guardian’s Society pages on 4 January 2012. I also wrote about North Bristol NHS trust’s progress towards its Southmead superhospital for Guardian Healthcare Network, based on the same set of interviews.
This image was taken of the site when I visited Southmead in mid-December 2011. Continue reading “NHS trust plans alternative to ‘outdated hospital model’”
East Midlands trust advertises 15 year informatics deal which may involve other NHS organisations
A hospital trust that became notorious for poor care is using its employees’ ideas to turn itself around
Mid Staffordshire NHS foundation trust has become notorious for failing to take care of its patients. This piece looks at some of the ways it has started to make improvements, although it has a long way to go.
Continue reading “How staff helped Mid Staffordshire make a clean start”
University Hospitals Birmingham’s chief executive Julie Moore has needed all her operational management skills to transfer patients and staff
The new Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, which treats soldiers returning from overseas next to NHS patients, is a great example of how well a new hospital can work.
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Continue reading “How Birmingham moved into its new NHS hospital”
How a Greater Manchester teaching hospital has used its staff’s ideas to make it safer
Salford Royal NHS foundation trust, which runs Salford Hope hospital, is an inspiring story of how a health service organisation can improve.
Continue reading “Salford Royal’s flight to safety”