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Four trusts named as digital exemplars for 'hopeless' IT system

Four trusts will receive additional national support to improve the Lorenzo IT system, five years after a senior MP branded it a “hopeless system” supported by a  government bribe.

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Waiting times blow out to 22 weeks as elective admissions falter

Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay

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Former hospital chief executive charged with fraud dies suddenly

A former hospital trust chief executive charged with fraud has died suddenly.

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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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Former trust chief charged with fraud

A former hospital trust chief executive will appear in court charged with fraud and conspiracy to commit false accounting.

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Five NHS directors under investigation for fraud

Five current or former directors of NHS organisations are being investigated by the national NHS fraud agency, it has emerged.

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Exclusive: Dramatic rise in attacks on hospital staff

Research by HSJ and Unison has found an absolute increase of 9.7 per cent in violent attacks on NHS hospital staff

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Innovative work and excellent leadership did the trick for Hull CCG

Ingrid Torjesen reports on how the city of culture badge helped drive Hull to win Clinical Commissioning Group of the Year

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Long waits soar as hospitals struggle to admit

Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.

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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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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.

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Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

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Waiting times steady despite slowdown in admissions

Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.

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Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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Trust board backs chief nurse over 'unpopular' ward closures

A nursing director has warned his trust that more wards may have to close due to a shortage of registered nurses.

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Nine trusts plan pharma network to save £17m

Nine acute trusts are collaborating on a pharmaceutical network that could achieve efficiency savings estimated at more than £17m.

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Former London trust chief executive to lead troubled STP

The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.

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NHS Improvement appoints 'buddy' for special measures trust

A provider in both financial and quality special measures has been given a “buddy” trust by NHS Improvement to improve its position.

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Former Southern Health director takes up new executive role

A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.