Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, South London Healthcare NHS Trust

Trust unable to fund staff for under fire department

A hospital trust that received a damning report into one of its critical care units has not yet agreed to hire replacement clinicians requested by staff to improve the service.

lewisham hospital

Deficit trust borrowing £95m to cover overspend

A £539m turnover trust will need to borrow £95.5m in 2017-18 to achieve its financial targets, it has revealed.

Homerton University Hospital

Hospital introduces 'safety net' following pregnant patient's death

A London hospital plans to introduce a new cardiology clinic to its maternity department following the death of a mother and baby, a coroner’s court has heard.

Homerton University Hospital

Seventh maternal death at scandal hit trust

A seventh maternal death has been reported at a London trust previously criticised for a series of deaths linked to its maternity services.


Exclusive: NHS struggling to maintain fire safety

NHS trusts face significant fire safety risks, research by HSJ has shown.

Specialist services

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Specialist Services

LPFT North East Lincolnshire CAMHS Service: Crisis and Intensive Home Treatment Team

Training and development

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Training and Development

EDEN Team, Leicester Diabetes Centre: Artificial Intelligence in Diabetes Healthcare Professional Education

Bank balance

Two-thirds of London trusts lack own procurement director

Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.

Weston General Hospital

Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed

Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough of them to do their jobs properly, according to the latest NHS staff survey.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: London - winning on A&E?

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

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

Nurse treating patient

Trust forced to axe fifth of its community nursing team

An east London trust is being forced to cut a fifth of its community nursing staff in a move experts have described as “logically unsustainable” and a “risk to the quality of patient care”.

Homerton University Hospital

Trust's patient death investigations highlight communication failings

An east London trust has discovered cases of inadequate handovers and ineffective communication between wards during its investigations into two patient deaths.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: A unit closed after a visit from the CQC

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


External review at top hospital over four maternal deaths

An external review is being carried out into four maternal deaths at a leading London hospital trust.

Homerton University Hospital

Nurses reminded to carry out 'appropriate observations' after patients harmed

PATIENT SAFETY: Patients at Homerton University Hospital Trust have been harmed as a result of nurses not observing or monitoring patients properly at night, HSJ has learned.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

High performing trust bosses asked to 'peer review' others

Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to take part in reviews of other NHS providers.

Hospital ward

Analysis: 20 trusts behind half of A&E performance decline

Twenty hospitals trusts are responsible for more than half the overall decline in the annual accident and emergency waiting times performance, HSJ analysis reveals.

Rob Findlay

March sees worst ever breach of England's 18-weeks target

March was another bad month for England’s 18 week waiting times. It was the worst performance since the “incomplete pathways” target was introduced in 2012, powered by the largest waiting list since January 2008.