Issue : 19 July 2012
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COMMERCIAL: Technology firm CSC is to roll out its e-whiteboard system to a further 27 wards at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital, under a four-year contract with Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Leeds Hospitals 'underachieve' against 18 weeksSubscription
PERFORMANCE: Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has underachieved against the target to treat 90 per cent of elective inpatients within 18 weeks.
South Tees to address elective long waiters Subscription
PERFORMANCE: South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to address a number of patients waiting longer than 52 weeks, its SHA has said.
£3.3 million surplus for Newcastle hospitalsSubscription
FINANCE: Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals FT had a £3.3 million surplus at the end of May this year, according to the latest financial report to the trust’s Council of Governors.
NHS Sussex to establish funding reserve for CCGsSubscription
FINANCE: NHS Sussex is set to establish an official reserve to transfer funds between clinical commissioning groups and help implement a two-year plan to get finances back on track.
FINANCE: The Kent and Medway PCT cluster reported a £6.8m surplus at the end of June but highlighted “significant pressures” on finance.
Underspend at NHS SurreySubscription
FINANCE: NHS Surrey has reported a £2.5m underspend in the financial year to date in line with its finance plan.
Royal Surrey launches cancer information serviceSubscription
STRUCTURE: Royal Surrey County Foundation Trust has launched an information service to support cancer patients during diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
This special report on drug services, in association with Reckitt Benckiser, is a timely look at new and changing approaches to treating addiction and commissioning addiction treatments.
People of the future: an HSJ roundtable debateSubscription
Encouraging the crew not to abandon the ship is critical for the NHS in these times. Ingrid Torjesen reports on an HSJ roundtable debate, in association with HCL Solutions, over the future of the healthcare workforce.