Consultants have been advised by the British Medical Association that they could obtain a significantly higher pension by cutting their hours.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.
Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.
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Several NHS trusts are grappling with extra costs and relying on temporary containers for clinical waste storage, after a forced change of supplier following last year’s stockpiling scandal.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
A former acute trust chief executive who faced fraud charges killed himself, an inquest has heard.
Non-EU doctors have been delayed starting their new jobs in the UK because of changes to immigration rules, HSJ has learned.
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.
The prosecution of a hospital trust chief nurse for false accounting has been dropped.
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.
Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay
A former hospital trust chief executive charged with fraud has died suddenly.
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.