Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Staff shortages delay new locum rates rollout

Attempts to reduce locum medical spending in London are being hampered by concerns over staffing shortages, with one major trust delaying adoption of new lower pay rates.

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Revealed: New money for 15 trusts to trial flexible working

Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.

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Exclusive: Patients at risk as blood clot assessments decline

Thousands of hospital patients are being put at risk of developing deadly blood clots that cost the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds because of a failure to carry out a routine assessment.

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Volunteering - a game changer in healthcare

If we unlock the full potential of volunteers in the NHS, we could embed a culture where hospitals and communities work more closely together. By Paddy Hanrahan 

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Vaunted health tech firm forced to act on misleading marketing

A much vaunted digital health firm that has partnered with Uber has been forced to remove incorrect claims about NHS partnerships from its marketing, and to launch a probe of fake five star reviews allegedly posted by employees.

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London Eye: A&E end of year report

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

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London Eye: How to solve a King's sized problem

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

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Treating private patients in NHS hospitals – benefit or cost?

An independent investigation is needed into whether trusts are getting significant net additions to their income from treating private patients, and whether the drive to set aside yet further beds for private patients should be allowed to continue. By Colin Leys

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London Eye: Decision time for property disposals

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

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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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More trusts using estates 'wheeze' to boost their finances

NHS trusts are increasingly revaluing their estate in a way that boosts their reported financial position, under encouragement from NHS Improvement.

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Analysis: How top trusts saved money by revaluing their estate

HSJ finance correspondent Lawrence Dunhill explains “modern equivalent asset” revaluations - an accounting “wheeze” being used increasingly by NHS trusts.

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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: Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information

The team implemented the electronic Holistic Needs Assessments (eHNA) and care planning to tumour sites. They also developed a toolkit, enabling clinicians to extract more detailed meaning from the data.

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CCGs spend millions on consultancy for stalled reconfiguration

Commissioners in north west London spent £36m on consultancy firms over the last four financial years – including millions on service redesign recently stalled by NHS Improvement.

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Jeremy Hunt to announce digital trust 'buddies'

The government will distribute £181m to a second wave of digital trusts, the health secretary is expected to announce tomorrow.

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Exclusive: One in five trusts did not make critical security updates before cyberattack

More than one in five trusts failed to properly apply security updates that would have protected them against the worst cyberattack in NHS history.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Acute Service Redesign

Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Children & Young People Acute pathway (PAU)