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Hospital trust loses two chairs in eight daysSubscription
A hospital trust is on its third chair in nine days after an interim chairman appointed by the NHS Trust Development Authority resigned three days into the job.
Thousands protest against heart surgery closureSubscription
Parents, nurses and MPs have joined together to take part in a demonstration against the ending of children’s heart surgery at a hospital.
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust chief executive Lezli Boswell has become a regular at the local county council’s overview and scrutiny committee in recent months in the face of local uproar at a decision to postpone the reopening of a ward.
We’ve all gone local these days. The health secretary is handing power to GPs. NHS chief executive Sir David Nicholson is giving a bigger say to patients.
DH tsar slams NHS shake-upSubscription
The claim that “large chunks of the NHS” need to be abolished because services are over-managed is “complete baloney”, heart tsar Sir Roger Boyle has told HSJ.
A strategic health authority chief executive and the heart disease czar were among those honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours at the weekend.
The centralisation of stroke services across London has more than tripled the number of patients receiving life-saving clot busting treatment in just five months, according to latest figures from NHS London.
Trusts fail to keep up pace on stroke targetsSubscription
Fewer than 40 per cent of acute and specialist trusts are achieving the required standards of stroke care.
National clinical director for stroke Roger Boyle explains why meeting stroke targets has been challenging for many trusts and what managers can do to improve the situation.
HSJ’s analysis of trusts’ performance on stroke care shows there is a long, long way to go.