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Trusts move to block neighbour's multimillion relocation plan

Two hospital trusts have submitted a proposal that would stop a neighbour selling land worth hundreds of millions and relocating.

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London's private income growth covers decline across other trusts

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.

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Merger trust boss named chief exec of the year at HSJ Awards

Lesley Watts won the award for her “outstanding, engaging and sensitive leadership” of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust

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HSJ Awards 2018: Chief Executive of The Year

Lesley Watts has spent 40 years in the NHS, first as a midwife, then as a manager and now as a chief executive. It’s fair to say she was faced with a challenge when she took on the top job at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT in September 2015. The ...

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London trusts to pay for thousands of EU staff's ‘settled status’

Trusts across London have confirmed they will reimburse EU staff applying for settled status to live in the UK after Brexit.

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Trust brings in external investigators over bullying claims

A large hospital trust has ordered an external investigation into bullying and harassment.

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Top NHS chief execs in running for HSJ award

Seven top NHS leaders have been shortlisted for chief executive of the year at the HSJ Awards 2018.

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London Eye: The capital's scan backlogs

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

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Radiology backlog a 'potential key risk' for trusts: CQC chief

Trust boards must recognise backlogs of unreported radiology images as “a potential key risk” and take action immediately, the chief inspector of hospitals has warned.

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Trust chief leaves to take deputy role at larger trust

The chief executive of a London trust is leaving to take up a deputy chief executive role at Barts Health Trust.

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Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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London Eye: What awaits Imperial's new chief executive?

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

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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

Ben clover expert briefing

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