Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust


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.

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

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.

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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.


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.

Andy Cowper

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.


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.

Andrew Morris

Trust chiefs staying a little longer in post - but 'need more support'

Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.

Colchester Hospital

Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

Vivienne Lyfar-Cissé

BME network declares 'no confidence' in trust's board

A hospital trust’s BME network has said it has “no confidence” in the organisation’s board “to deliver race equality”, following the apparent dismissal of the network’s chair.


NHS England loses secret contract dispute with teaching trust

NHS England attempted to keep secret the loss of a contract dispute with a teaching hospital trust, fearing it would encourage other challenges, HSJ can reveal.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Critical Care and Trauma Patients

North West London Critical Care Network: Patient Transfer Bag - Networked approach

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Tribunal rejects clinical manager's race discrimination claim

A senior medical manager has lost his case for race discrimination against a trust with a troubled history of race relations.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Clinical Support Services

Hampshire Constabulary & Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project

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Revealed: Management redundancies signed off by NHSI committee

NHS Improvement’s provider leadership committee approved nine compulsory redundancies at senior level over nine months in 2016-17, documents obtained by HSJ reveal.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Five trusts responsible for over half of year-plus waiters

Data released today shows five trusts were responsible for more than half of all the patients waiting more than a year for elective treatment in England.

Marianne Griffiths

Special measures trust receives £30m to upgrade A&E

NHS Improvement has approved £30m of new investment in emergency care facilities at a special measures trust, as part of a new initiative to reduce A&E waiting times and improve the care quality.