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Ex-Barking director appointed to regulators' regional team

NHS England and NHS Improvement have appointed a substantive finance director for one of their new regional directorates, while an interim appointment has been made in another.

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Government claims NHS won't be hit by Interserve administration

The government has said neither NHS services nor jobs will be affected by the administration of a large outsourcing company.

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Staff survey analysis: Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

Below is a breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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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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Snubbed STP accuses centre of not fully considering capital bids

Leaders of a health economy which has been awarded only a fraction of the funds allocated through a new capital regime have claimed national bodies failed to fully consider their bids.

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NHS England to arbitrate on £20m of disputed payments

Around £20m in disputed payments between trusts and commissioners have been referred to NHS England for arbitration so far this financial year, board papers have revealed.

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London Eye: Waxing of the merger moon

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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Stroke units could close under new NHS England plans

A planned major reorganisation of stroke services could see the number of acute units in England cut by more than a third, with patients going to more specialised centres, HSJ understands.

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London Eye: Fat and rich?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Sir David Nicholson to stay on at troubled trust

Sir David Nicholson has been appointed permanent chair of a troubled hospital trust, HSJ can reveal.

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London Eye: New year, new appointments

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Best of 2018: HSJ's most read stories

It is that time of the year when we look back at the past 12 months and highlight some of HSJ’s most popular articles. NHS England and NHS Improvement’s ‘integration’, NHS directors under investigation for fraud, and trust chief executives’ resignations were among the most read stories of 2018.

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Ex-Barking chief moves to troubled Midlands trust

A chief executive who left a London hospital trust amid financial failure will take the helm of one of the West Midlands’ most troubled trusts.

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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Exclusive: The highest paid interim managers

An investigation has revealed some of the highest interim manager payments by NHS trusts, including a chief operating officer who cost his trust the equivalent of £700,000 per year.

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New senior operations team for troubled acute trust

A trust recovering from serious problems with its accident and emergency services has appointed a new chief operating officer and medical director.

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NHS warned of 'crippling' PFI charges over the next decade

The NHS has been warned of “crippling” finance charges from its PFI contracts over the next decade, when aggregate repayments on the deals will reach their peak.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.