Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Mega-trust on the rise has problems within

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Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Chief nurse apologises after email to 'influence ratings'

A chief nurse has apologised after an email sent to senior staff suggested the Care Quality Commission’s factual accuracy process should be used ‘to influence the ratings’ given to the trust after an inspection.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Hospital trusts target merger in 2019

The two acute trusts in Liverpool will appoint an interim joint board by the middle of next year, and aim to formally merge by April 2019.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Merger trusts hope for McKinsey level savings

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: Escaping the A&E chopping block

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS FT

Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

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North by North West: The devo gloss comes off

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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North by North West: A fresh start for Liverpool

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Moving trust to new hospital is 'best suboptimal solution'

A clinical review has found plans to move maternity services in Liverpool offer the ‘best suboptimal solution’ for patients in the city.

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North by North West: Goodbye CCGs, hello SCFs

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust

Revealed: 21 trusts consistently underperforming on A&E

There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.

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The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience

Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving the Value of Surgical Services

Somerset Spinal Surgical Service and Improvement Network at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust: An Enhanced Recovery Programme for Elective Spinal Surgery To Improve Quality of Care for Patients and Decrease Length of Stay

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Analysis: Patients waiting over four hours in A&E up tenfold over decade

The number of patients waiting more than four hours for admission after a decision to admit to accident and emergency has grown nearly tenfold in a decade, new figures show.

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'Incompetent' regulator cancels troubled services takeover

The planned takeover of Liverpool’s troubled community services has been halted, NHS Improvement announced today.

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Concerns for frontline services funding under new contract

Concerns have been raised over the future funding of Liverpool’s troubled community services, as £4.6m is set to be withdrawn over the next two years.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Contracting block out

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Liverpool

CCGs secure block contracts worth £1.5bn

Commissioners in Merseyside have agreed block contracts with six NHS trusts over the next two years, which will be worth a combined total of £1.5bn.