Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Ten innovators in care redesign and integration

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Trusts without borders

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

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Hospital trust taking over community contract after specialist drops out

A hospital trust has been granted an interim, £36m contract to run community services in London for two years, after the incumbent provider said it would not bid for a renewed contract.

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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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Lintern's Risk Register: Jeremy Hunt – the patient in chief

Everything you need to stay up to date on patient safety and workforce, plus our take on the most important under the radar stories.

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Health secretary backs dedicated NHS and care staff visa

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt will raise the prospect of creating a dedicated immigration visa category for health and social care staff with the new home secretary, he has revealed to HSJ.

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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.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: A&E end of year report

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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Acute-led community services deal brings 'great potential for integration'

A clinical commissioning group has welcomed the “really good potential for integrated care” after a partnership led by its local hospital trust was the only bidder for its community health services contract.

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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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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

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Revealed: How much NHS trusts made from land sales

Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.

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Revealed: Only three trusts hit 'reset' A&E targets

Just three hospital trusts have hit their lowered targets for accident and emergency performance, the latest data reveals.

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Roundtable: Building a workforce without walls

An HSJ roundtable analysed the importance of creating an NHS in which staff move seamlessly between organisations – and the role that STPs will play in this.

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Mapped: Cost of backlog hospital repairs facing every STP area

The current pressures on acute services could prevent or delay crucial improvements that need to be made to hospital buildings, according to NHS estates directors.