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CHS chief executive invited to judge key category in Health Service Journal Awards

HSJ Awards 2018 Dr Richard Newland

CHS Healthcare chief executive Dr Richard Newland has been invited to judge one of the most eagerly anticipated categories in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards. Dr Newland will judge the chief executive of the year award for the 2018 HSJ awards, the most prestigious and popular showcase in the health sector. Founding CHS Healthcare […]

CHS Healthcare founder is named as finalist in prestigious business awards

Dr Richard Newland EY Business Awards

CHS Healthcare chief executive Dr Richard Newland has been selected as a finalist in prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Dr Newland, who founded CHS Healthcare in 1995 while working as a Birmingham GP, is a Midlands finalist in the Sustained Excellence category. Though his work in general practice, Dr Newland recognised there was […]

CHS Healthcare Is Accredited As a Living Wage Employer

Living Wage Employer

CHS Healthcare has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer by the Living Wage Foundation. The real Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. It is calculated according to the real costs of living.  This commitment confirms everyone working for CHS Healthcare (direct employees and third-party contracted staff) has a minimum […]

Beds Taken By “Superstranded” Patients Are Equivalent to Having 36 Acute Hospitals Out Of Action

NHS Super Stranded Patients Example

Up to 18,000 “super stranded” patients remain in hospital after being medically optimised for more than 21 days, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens has stated. This is equivalent to the bed base of 36 acute hospitals being taken by patients who are not in need of acute care, but who are delayed for other reasons […]

Our hospital discharge service is commissioned by NHS Improvement

NHS Improvement Logo

We have been commissioned by NHS Improvement to provide hospital discharge services in Staffordshire. NHS Improvement recognises the value of our work and expertise in supporting families, reducing choice delays and improving patient flow. Dr Richard Newland, chief executive of CHS Healthcare, commented: “We are really delighted that our expertise in hospital discharge has been […]

CHS Healthcare – discharge to assess bed brokerage

Discharge to assess bed brokerage has been a major part of our work for almost a decade, having managed one of the earliest examples of the concept. In 2009, we were commissioned in Liverpool to work on a service entitled Health and Well Being which was based on a pathway from hospital into intermediate care […]

British banks backed Business Growth Fund invests £10 million in CHS Healthcare

BGF Business Growth Fund

CHS Healthcare has received a £10 million investment from Business Growth Fund (BGF), a major investor in British businesses. BGF are the most active investor in small and medium sized businesses, supporting growth across all sectors and all regions in Britain and Ireland. The funding will be used to expand CHS Healthcare infrastructure and operations, […]

Outstanding contribution to the care system – award for our service as part of hospital discharge team

Tina Snowden

Tina Snowdon, CHS Healthcare Business Manager (south-east), said: “We are so proud of our team in Norfolk – they are a close knit, brilliantly optimistic and positive team who have done a great job from day one. CHS Healthcare is part of the discharge team at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust which has […]

CHS Healthcare chief executive to judge Health Service Journal awards

CHS CEO Dr Richard Newland

CHS Healthcare chief executive Dr Richard Newland has been invited to be a judge in the prestigious Health Service Journal Value Awards, 2018. The HSJ Awards are widely recognised by the NHS as a showcase for best practice, with many hundreds of entries assessed by leading figures in the health and social care field. Dr […]

What does best practice in continuing healthcare look like?

Harry Bourton

By Harry Bourton, regional manager, CHS Healthcare A large proportion of published articles on continuing healthcare focus on issues around eligibility for funding. This is understandable, given the complexity of the field and controversy which often arises, but it neglects the fact that continuing healthcare is also a NHS service provided by all Clinical Commissioning […]

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