Weston mental health services for young people ‘inadequate’

Weston mental health services for young people 'inadequate'. Weston Area Health NHS Trust runs the hospital as well as mental health services for children and adolescents Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) run by the Weston Area Health NHS Trust have been rated as inadequate by care inspectors. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) scrutinised three areas of Weston General Hospital and the CAMHS services which the trust also runs. Overall the trust was rated as requires improvement, which it welcomed. The trust said [...]

Worcestershire acute trust slammed as NHS Improvement moves in

Worcestershire acute trust slammed as NHS Improvement moves in. Worcestershire Royal Hospital. THE troubled health trust which runs the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch is to implement a series of Enforcement Undertakings agreed with NHS Improvement over its failure to provide safe services. In a damning report Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is held up for failing in its duty to operate efficiently, economically and effectively, for failing to comply with healthcare standards and failing to ensure its services are safe and of [...]

Concern as a quarter of NHS 111 calls end at A&E

Concern as a quarter of NHS 111 calls end at A&E. A quarter of all calls to NHS 111 across the region end up with an ambulance call out or a trip to A&E. The number of people sent to hospital after calling the number has risen 18 per cent in five years. Today concern was raised about pressures being placed on A&E units in the region The latest NHS England figures show the West Midlands call centre, which covers Shropshire, sent [...]