Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

lewisham hospital

Trust brings in external investigators over bullying claims

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

Chief executive of the year

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.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The capital's scan backlogs

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

Xray

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.

Barts Health NHS Trust

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.

Money

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.

Ben clover expert briefing

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

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

london skyline

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.

Smartphone

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.

Surgery

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.

Paddy Hanrahan 3X2

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 

smartphone

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.

Ben clover expert briefing

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

Colin Leys

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Decision time for property disposals

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

West suffolk hospital

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.

Workforce

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.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

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.

Uclh

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.