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.
The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.
Regulators will offer support to a new cohort of NHS providers through an “in house” improvement programme, following work commissioned from American firm Virginia Mason.
Funding for 25 NHS trusts to introduce barcoding technology to improve patient safety and efficiency could be announced early next year.
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.
Hospitals will be publicly ranked on the prices they pay for routine goods in a new league table, Jeremy Hunt announced today.
The case of former HR director Helen Marks brings home the importance of studying not just our own behaviour but that of other people, says Dean Royles
An ambulance trust executive director has been seconded to two national organisations after being accused of bullying by senior operational staff.
The chief information officer for the Irish Health Service Executive is to join one of England’s largest teaching hospital trusts.
Nine acute trusts are collaborating on a pharmaceutical network that could achieve efficiency savings estimated at more than £17m.
Controversial recommendations over the national reconfiguration of congenital heart disease services could be submitted to NHS England in three weeks, ending years of uncertainty.
Several acute trusts have fallen significantly short of their three month financial target, while dozens more are relying on heavily backloaded savings plans to deliver their year end plans.
Trusts are wasting valuable time dealing with new legislation governing staff’s trade union subscriptions, HR directors have told HSJ.
NHS England has been accused of lacking transparency and using “inaccurate or misleading” data in its planning for the potential closure of three heart surgery units.
West of England Academic Health Science Network: The adoption and spread of the ED Safety Checklist across the West of England
In the second part of our roundtable, our panellists debated sustainability, social media, the demise of heroic leadership and the changing nature of the job
Sir Mike Richards has said NHS staff “need to be properly rewarded”, but that quality improvement and “cultural change” can happen quickly under good leadership and staff engagement.
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