Trusts are having to negotiate local deals to ensure they still get paid for outpatient referrals after the NHS switches from paper to electronic referrals later this year.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover
The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
We have to move away from hospitals being the symbol of the NHS to a world where empowering people to look after their own health is our primary function, writes Sir David Sloman
Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.
Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.
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The terrible fire at Grenfell Tower will be a defining moment in British public life just as “Baby P”, the Hillsborough disaster or the killing of Stephen Lawrence caused a major recalibration of our attitudes to social work, public safety and institutional racism.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.
Five land redevelopments on NHS property in London are worth more than a £1bn each, Sir Robert Naylor revealed this morning.
This London vanguard has been exploring how to ensure patients receive sustainable care at the most convenient location – where they live
Trusts could generate nearly £6bn from redeveloping and then selling land but they would need to take “a far more commercial approach”, according to a major review by the government’s estates tsar.
Technical accounting measures and “a material number of land sales” have helped NHS trusts improve their forecast deficit for this year.
HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.
Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust is predicting a significant spike in private income in 2016-17, its board papers reveal.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
A former senior director at the Department of Health has joined DeepMind, the artificial intelligence company known for its data sharing work with the Royal Free London Foundation Trust.
Sir Robert Naylor has called for a “stronger national organisation” to oversee NHS estates plans.
HSJ has obtained details of dozens of NHS capital schemes that were deferred from 2015-16, as part of a bid to stop the Department of Health breaching its budget.