Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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London Eye: Irreparable sight loss

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

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

Funding setback for tech roll-out at major acute trust

Plans to extend a new electronic patient record to one of London’s major acute providers have suffered a setback after an attempt to access unused national capital funding was abandoned.

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London Eye: The biggest job in hospital-land

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

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Exclusive: Shared chief executive and chair for trusts with £2bn plus turnover

Two hospital trusts with a combined turnover of more than £2bn will share a chief executive and chair from June, HSJ understands.

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Major trust urges staff to take one-off PCR test amid local ‘surge’ testing

A major London trust has urged all staff who work on its sites to take a one-off covid PCR test “as soon as possible” amid surge testing in local areas.

Pathology

Revealed: Trusts pay £15m to Serco in fallout from pathology deal

Two trusts have paid an outsourcing firm £15m to leave the joint venture which has provided their pathology services over the last 10 years, HSJ  can reveal.

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Two major hospitals share ex-Unilever boss as director

A former Unilever boss is now a permanent director at two major London providers.

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Trusts drop business rates battle against councils

Eleven NHS trusts have dropped a long-running bid to pay business rates at a discount usually reserved for charities, according to the Local Government Association.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Integrated Care Partnership of the Year

WINNER: Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT – Guy’s Rapid Diagnostic Clinic Team

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London Eye: Put an ICU clinician in PPE on a plinth

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

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London Eye: The Altiplano

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

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: Fewer black and Filipino NHS staff vaccinated amid ‘hesitancy’ concern

The largest hospital trust in England has reported substantially lower covid vaccine uptake among its black African, black Caribbean and Filipino staff so far, citing ‘vaccine hesitancy’.

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Hospital offered covid jabs ‘on demand’ for several weeks

A leading hospital trust has been giving covid-19 vaccinations ‘on demand’ to people outside the top priority groups but who phoned for appointments without an invite, for several weeks, it has emerged.

A&E accident and emergency

Two hospitals ‘decanting’ to central London trust amid ‘extreme’ pressures

A pair of major London hospitals are decanting patients to central London sites as the region asks trusts to ‘super surge’ their critical care capacity, HSJ understands.

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Teaching trust’s staff ‘utterly rinsed and completely wiped out’ by elective targets

A major London trust’s critical care staff have urged leaders to review elective work targets amid serious concerns over workload, safe staffing and burnout, HSJ  has learned.

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London Eye: The end of the year

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

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Board go-ahead for merger to create UK’s largest trust

The merger of two foundation trusts to create the UK’s largest healthcare provider was approved.

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London Eye: The commanding heights

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

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Exclusive: Three trusts paying US firm £210m for tech catch-up

A new electronic health record system will cover three linked London trusts in a deal worth £210m as they look to catch up with peers on tech maturity, they have revealed to HSJ.

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Keeping theatres going in lockdown two

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