Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust

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North by North West: Festering relationships harm patients

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North by North West: Rejection for incumbent chairman

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North by North West: Blackpool rocking

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North by North West: New knight for disjointed STP

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Regulators intervene in Devo Manc

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Acutes 'carrying all the risk' in city with five specialists - CEO

The long-planned hospital merger in Liverpool is unlikely to create an NHS trust which is financially secure – so there will need to be a rebalancing of funding in the city to help it escape a structural deficit, according to an acute chief executive in the patch.

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North by North West: Not a good look

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North by North West: All change at the top

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

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North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

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Trusts to keep heart surgery but must fulfil 'ambitious' promises

Three hospital trusts will no longer lose their congenital heart disease surgery despite the services facing the threat of closure for over a year, NHS England announced on Thursday.

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Controversial heart surgery closure plans could be ready in weeks

Controversial recommendations over the national reconfiguration of congenital heart disease services could be submitted to NHS England in three weeks, ending years of uncertainty.

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Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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NHS England accused of using 'misleading' data for heart surgery closures

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.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Critical Care and Trauma Patients

North West London Critical Care Network: Patient Transfer Bag - Networked approach

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The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience

Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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NHS England admits staffing risks in heart surgery shake-up

NHS England has warned that hospitals face a “significant challenge” having enough staff to manage increases in operations if its proposals to centralise congenital heart disease surgery go ahead.

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North by North West: Contracting block out

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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CCGs secure block contracts worth £1.5bn

Commissioners in Merseyside have agreed block contracts with six NHS trusts over the next two years, which will be worth a combined total of £1.5bn.

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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.