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Revealed: Finance forecasts worsen by £364m at risky trusts

The year-end financial forecasts of around 40 NHS trusts have worsened by £364m over the last three months, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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Performance Watch: A sting in the tail?

It would be unwise to count any spring chickens just yet, because pressures from bad weather can cause problems well into March and April. Easter weekend and half term can be particular pinch points as it can be hard to get staff at those times.

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Trust reports £30m deterioration after leaving special measures

An NHS trust which was lifted out of financial special measures last year has reported a £30m deterioration against its financial plan.

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Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

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Waiting times steady despite slowdown in admissions

Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.

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New Getting It Right First Time leads announced

Clinical leads for three areas of the Getting It Right First Time programme have been announced.

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Teaching trust raises concerns over tie up with smaller hospitals

Concerns have been raised by a teaching trust that consolidating its back office with two smaller local trusts may not deliver direct savings for the larger provider, HSJ has learned.

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Exclusive: New STP lead reveals five CCGs target single provider contracts

Commissioners in Norfolk are to vote on plans to set up a joint committee that would “ideally” broker “single contracts” for all five local clinical commissioning groups with all their major providers.

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Teaching trust inspected following 'bullying' whistleblowing claims

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust has been rated requires improvement following an inspection prompted by whistleblowers’ allegations including bullying.

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NHS leader to replace council chief as STP boss

One of the council chiefs leading a sustainability and transformation partnership is to stand down and hand the role to a local NHS service leader.

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Exclusive: Former health secretary 'excited' to bring India lessons to NHS

Former health secretary Patricia Hewitt has pledged to use her experience of working with the Indian healthcare system to help develop the Norfolk and Waveney STP.

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Exclusive: 18 'high calibre' leads appointed to major NHS improvement programme

Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.

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Former health secretary to chair struggling STP

A former health secretary has been brought in to chair Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership, amid concerns about its progress and credibility.

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Exclusive: Special measures trusts forced to pay higher interest on bailouts

The most financially troubled NHS trusts in England are being charged interest rates of 6 per cent on bailout loans from the Department of Health, which experts have likened to “kicking someone when they’re down”.

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Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed

Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough of them to do their jobs properly, according to the latest NHS staff survey.

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Trusts taken out of financial special measures

Two acute trusts have been lifted out of financial special measures, as NHS Improvement considers whether to put another 12 organisations in the regime.

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NHS finances: The best and worst performing trusts in quarter three

HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.

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Teaching trusts placed on watchlist over bullying and leadership concerns

Two teaching hospital trusts have been placed on a General Medical Council watchlist after investigations into complaints from junior doctors in their paediatric units.

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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.

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London Eye: An outbreak of honesty

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