The planned merger of three Essex hospital trusts has been pushed back a year, board papers published this month have revealed.
The waiting list should be shrinking at this time of year, but it isn’t. In better news, the number of one year waiters is coming down.
A hospital group unfairly dismissed a senior manager as it restructured staff across three trusts, a tribunal has ruled.
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.
Growth in private income at a small number of London trusts offset a decline across the rest of England last year, HSJ analysis has found.
NHS finance directors and their teams are being put under pressure to act “unethically” in their reporting, senior figures at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy have said.
A major reconfiguration of services faces referral to the health and social care secretary by a local council, putting £118m of transformation funding at risk.
A hospital trust is considering hiring more nurse specialists after being flagged as an outlier for lung cancer treatment.
Mid and South Essex commissioners have approved a controversial acute reorganisation, which will involve major changes to where and how emergency, specialist and elective services across the patch.
Mid and South Essex sustainability and transformation partnership, a success regime area which covers one of England’s most pressured health economies, cut its delayed discharges by two thirds in a year, its chair has revealed.
A senior NHS England regional director is to lead Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust, HSJ has learned.
Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay
Senior clinicians and local campaigners have raised safety concerns over plans for a major reconfiguration of stroke services in Essex.
Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.
The company developing a controversial “Airbnb for social care” model allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms to recuperating hospital patients is bidding to launch a new trial in Cambridge.
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.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.
One of the trusts in the Essex hospital group has seen a dramatic slide in its financial position and a series of incidents in its maternity services.