Category list : KINGSTON HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
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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.
Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust is likely to put its cleaning, catering and porter services out to tender.
Several trusts will struggle to reduce spending on agency nurses in line with the targets set by regulators, HSJ has been told.
London trust defies government pay agreementSubscription
Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust has defied a government pay agreement and awarded its senior staff a 1 per cent pay rise in line with lower paid staff.
WORKFORCE: The former chief executive of London Ambulance Service Trust has temporarily taken over at Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust to cover the current chief executive’s sick leave.
London's devolution demands revealedSubscription
Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.
WORKFORCE: A scheme to train practice nurses in managing cancer patients is likely to be rolled out across south west London pending the evaluation of a trial in Wandsworth.
CCG set to evaluate 999 pilot schemeSubscription
COMMERCIAL: Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group is analysing the findings of a pilot scheme which involved the London Ambulance Service treating some patients in their own homes instead of taking them to hospital.
Richmond GPs form federationSubscription
WORKFORCE: A group of 29 GP practices has formed a registered company for the purpose of supporting each other, pooling resources and helping to improve patient access to GP services.
WORKFORCE: Kingston Hospital has recruited 57 nurses from the Philippines during the last two months to work in emergency care, theatres and intensive care.