Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Trust ordered to improve storage of dangerous liquids after patient death

A hospital where an elderly patient died after drinking cleaning fluid has been criticised over how it stores dangerous substances.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

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Trust holds up whistleblower investigation

An investigation by the National Freedom to Speak Up Guardian’s Office has been delayed because an NHS trust said it would not fit into its improvement timetable – and then refused a request to speed things up, HSJ has learned.

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Chair of two hospital trusts to retire

The chair of two Sussex acute trusts is to retire in May.

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Three women lead the HSJ top 50 trust chief executives

Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.

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Teaching trust and CCGs in formal arbitration

A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

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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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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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers

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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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Exclusive: NHS makes little progress cutting specialised income 'long tail'

The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Improving Outcomes through Learning and Development

The team at Brighton and Sussex developed an educational programme for undergraduate students, to help them better understand long term conditions.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Workforce

The team developed a recruitment and retention plan to improve the retention rates in the maternity unit.

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Long awaited children's service switch back in the pipeline

A long awaited move of overnight care for children with burns from Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust in East Grinstead to Brighton is back on the cards.

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Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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Winners of NHS contract disputes worth millions revealed

NHS England has released details of three arbitration cases between commissioners and trusts, which were arguing over millions in funding.

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CQC and police investigate trust after patient death

The Care Quality Commission is expected to visit a Brighton hospital today following the death of an elderly inpatient, who is believed to have swallowed cleaning fluid.

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Cowper’s Cut: Jeremy Hunt’s futile gesture

What will the resignation of two chief executives last week actually achieve, asks Andy Cowper

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Resignations send stark warning to chief execs on A&E performance

Two acute trust chief executives have resigned today under pressure from ministers and NHS Improvement over consistently poor accident and emergency performance.

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NHS England 'unethical' to propose withdrawing life changing drug

NHS England has been accused of being “totally unethical” after proposing to stop paying for a thyroid drug that is the “difference between living properly and not doing so” for patients.