Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Workforce challenges blamed for trust’s falling cancer performance

A large acute trust’s cancer performance has plummeted over the summer, with only half of its patients treated within 62 days of an urgent screening referral.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.

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Government hits back in clinical waste row

The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Former chief facing fraud charges died by suicide - inquest

A former acute trust chief executive who faced fraud charges killed himself, an inquest has heard.

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Trusts report new delays in recruiting overseas doctors

Non-EU doctors have been delayed starting their new jobs in the UK because of changes to immigration rules, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

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Prosecution of hospital chief nurse dropped

The prosecution of a hospital trust chief nurse for false accounting has been dropped.

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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.