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McKinsey review of national structure to cost nearly £1m


Consultants McKinsey have had their contract to help review national leadership of technology in the NHS extended, with the total cost approaching £1m, HSJ has learned.

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UPDATED: Trusts with the highest proportion of covid patients

2020-10-23T18:02:00+01:00By ,

Charts showing covid-19 occupancy of hospital beds, by trust and by STP.

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Liverpool admissions flatten as covid accelerates in Manchester, Yorkshire and Notts

2020-10-29T12:59:00+00:00By ,

Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire are now seeing the highest numbers of new coronavirus cases in hospital, while Liverpool Cheshire and Merseyside – hit early in the second wave — has seen a drop in new cases in recent days.

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Third of covid care home deaths in one region


A third of all covid deaths in care homes in England over the past three weeks have been recorded in the North East and Cumbria – with Sunderland a particular hotspot, new data has revealed.

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HSJ podcast: Hospitals are still neglecting mental health


Acute hospitals are still not taking mental health patients seriously enough, argues HSJ’s Rebecca Thomas in this week’s Health Check podcast. We also get an update on covid pressures on the health system.

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The Ward Round: Fall in training set to have major impact on future workforce

2020-10-29T13:15:00+00:00By 1 comments

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night - and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, will make sure you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping ...