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It is essential to halve delays in dischargeSubscription
Crispin Simon on what can be learnt from the private sector to reduce the chronic problem of delay in the discharge of patients.
Choose and Consult over Choose and BookSubscription
Choose and Book needs to be radically reformed to become a modern Choose and Consult service so that the inefficient divide between specialists and GPs is done away with. By Martin Roland and Sam Everington
Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potentialSubscription
By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.
The Care Quality Commission’s spending on hotels and travel by its hospital inspection directorate was more than four times over budget last year, HSJ can reveal.
NHS providers face costs of more than £450m to deal with a backlog of “high risk” maintenance problems, an increase of almost 30 per cent on the previous year.
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University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust saw the largest increase in its specialised services income last year, new information obtained by HSJ reveals.
Imperial slashes private earnings forecastSubscription
FINANCE: One of England’s most prestigious teaching hospital trusts has been forced to revise down the amount of private income it plans to generate this year.
The financial ‘stretch targets’ issued to acute NHS trusts would reduce their deficit by just 16 per cent, HSJ analysis has found.
WORKFORCE: Bill Shields, interim chief executive of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, has said he will step down at the end of the month for ‘personal and family reasons’.