Jon Green, who is leaving the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Picture: Chris Bishop Archant The boss of a troubled hospital is moving to another health trust. Jon Green, chief executive of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn has accepted a “secondment post” working as part of a team based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.Staff at the QEH, which was placed in special measures in September over concerns including low staffing levels, were told by letter this afternoon.The message, from hospital chairman Prof Steve Barnett, said: “The project will be looking at how closer integration of services can ensure financial and clinical sustainability, while at the same time bringing about service changes which improve care for our patients. I’m sure that his experience as both chief executive and chief operating officer will be very relevant and valuable to this project.“Since Jon joined the QEH in May 2017 he has led the organisation … [Read more...] about Jon Green is leaving Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn to join Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
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Mark Davies, the chief executive of the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. Photo: NNUH Archant Hospital bosses have backed the so-called ‘missing link’ which would connect the Broadland Northway to the A47 - saying it would be ‘in the interests of patients’. Mark Davies, chief executive of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH), was among 1,700 who took part in k Norfolk County Council consultation asking people for their views on transport issues following the opening of the £205m road, previously known as the Norwich Northern Distributor Road. The road currently ends at the A1067 Fakenham, but the Conservative-controlled county council has made linking it with the A47 - known as the Western Link - a priority. Officers will spend the summer analysing the responses to the now-closed consultation before deciding what to do next. But NNUH chief executive Mr Davies said: “This will provide a significant improvement in access to the … [Read more...] about Patients would benefit from link to A47 from NDR, say Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital bosses
Dr Khin Swe Myint, from the Else Bertram Diabetes Centre at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Pic: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Young people with Type 1 diabetes are set to receive more support following a national study coordinated by Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital staff. A new online toolkit has been developed after research which looked into student’s experiences of managing Type 1 diabetes at university. Experts from the hospital, led by Dr Khin Swe Myint and staff at the Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre, secured a research grant from Diabetes UK to look at the national provision of services for this group of young people when they move from home to university. Almost 600 students from across the UK took part in the N&N-run survey and almost 40 medical practices. Dr Myint, who is a Consultant at the Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre at the hospital, said university life can be a difficult time for young … [Read more...] about Boost for students with diabetes, thanks to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital research
Mark Davies, the chief executive of the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. Photo: NNUH Archant Leadership at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital came in for criticism from inspectors at the Care Quality Commission. The rating of the leadership of the trust went down from requires improvement to inadequate, in a highly critical report by a team of inspectors.But who actually runs the hospital? The chairman and chief executive share the leadership of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The chief executive is Mark Davies, while the chairman is John Fry. The chairman’s role is to lead the board of directors, making sure it effectively governs the trust, while the role of the chief executive is to lead the executive in delivering the strategy and managing operational delivery. The chief executive is also the officer accountable to parliament. Mr Davies was appointed as interim chief executive in August 2015 and chief executive in November 2015. He has more … [Read more...] about Who is in charge of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital?
PUBLISHED: 12:16 11 May 2018 Emma Knights The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Photo: NNUH NNUH Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has received the highest grade for infection control following a recent inspection. It improved its position to that of Infection Prevention Level Green - the highest of three assessment gradings - after a visit from Dr Debra Adams, NHS Improvement’s head of infection prevention and control for Midlands and East, in late February. Dr Adams visited various clinical areas and inspected medical and surgical wards and the emergency department. She also had discussions with the director of nursing and many different teams and health professionals at the hospital. Dr Adams noted that: “All of the staff I met were proud to work in your trust. Furthermore, they all articulated actions taken in their areas to promote infection prevention and demonstrated that infection prevention was high on their priority list.” Frances … [Read more...] about Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital receives highest grade for infection control