Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: Review finds 'chaos and uncertainty' at teaching hospital

An independent review has cited concerns about safety and culture within a trust’s surgical theatres and has warned multiple pressures were creating a sense of “chaos and uncertainty”.

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North by North West: Blackpool rocking

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Turnaround director for troubled acute trust

A turnaround director has been appointed to a troubled acute provider in Liverpool, alongside several interim executives.

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North by North West: New knight for disjointed STP

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Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Revealed: The trusts where A&E has slipped most

Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.

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Regulators intervene in Devo Manc

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Acutes 'carrying all the risk' in city with five specialists - CEO

The long-planned hospital merger in Liverpool is unlikely to create an NHS trust which is financially secure – so there will need to be a rebalancing of funding in the city to help it escape a structural deficit, according to an acute chief executive in the patch.

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North by North West: Not a good look

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North by North West: All change at the top

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Major trust CEO takes hospital job in Qatar

The chief executive of a large acute trust in the north west is set to leave at the end of March after accepting a job to run a hospital in Qatar.

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

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Trust set to terminate PFI deal for part-built hospital

The PFI contract for the partly-built new Royal Liverpool Hospital is set to be terminated after the Treasury confirmed it would provide funding support.

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North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

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Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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