Michael Scott

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The appointment of a new mental health boss has been branded “disastrous” by campaigners due to the new chief’s background in NHS funding.

Monday, March 5, 2018

The new chief executive of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust will be named later this week, it can be revealed.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The sister of a mentally ill man who died after being tranquillised in hospital has slammed the region’s mental health trust for not addressing problems with the practice sooner.

Monday, January 22, 2018

The chief executive of the region’s mental health trust is urging patients to put their trust in her as the organisation tries to improve.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Two executive directors have handed in their resignations at the region’s beleaguered mental health trust.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A call has been made to end massive pay outs to public sector bosses when they leave organisations – often to reappear in similar roles merely months later at another agency.

Monday, October 16, 2017

A finance professional with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector has been appointed as Interim Director of Finance with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT).

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The chairman of the region’s mental health trust warned of “considerable challenges” ahead at the service’s annual general meeting.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

As the region’s mental health trust looks set for turbulent times ahead, with the retirement of its chief executive and pending inspection report, health correspondent Geraldine Scott looks at what has changed since this newspaper started its campaign for better mental health services two years ago.

Friday, September 29, 2017

The boss of the region’s beleaguered mental health trust is retiring with immediate effect.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Plans to further transform mental health care in west Norfolk have received a £4m boost from a share of money pledged to the NHS in the spring budget.

Friday, July 14, 2017

A bid by the region’s mental health trust to reduce the amount they were fined after a dementia patient drowned has failed at the Court of Appeal.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The provider of drug and alcohol services in Norfolk is set to change, as priorities shift in how to approach misuse.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Inspectors have returned to rate the region’s mental health trust, a year after it was lifted out of special measures.

Monday, July 3, 2017

The region’s mental health trust has reported it has seen financial growth at the same time as slashing its deficit for the first time in five years.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

More than £1.6m has been spent by the region’s mental health trust on sending patients to a private hospital since it was put into special measures by inspectors last year.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

New mothers with serious mental health problems will be able to receive specialist inpatient help closer to home as the region’s first dedicated mother and baby unit is set to open.

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