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Clinical waste

Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

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.

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Regulator reveals expert panel to oversee troubled London trust

NHS Improvement has announced the panel of experts to oversee a London teaching trust’s ongoing efforts to sort out its “dysfunctional” cardiac surgical service.

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Trust brings in external investigators over bullying claims

A large hospital trust has ordered an external investigation into bullying and harassment.

Nurse doctor

Standalone community trusts meet safe staffing plans more often

One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.

Jim Mackey

Big beasts back debate but warn ditching four hour target 'too dangerous'

Senior NHS leaders have welcomed a debate on emergency targets but warned scrapping the four hour standard completely could be “too dangerous”.

China UK

NHS trusts sign multimillion pound China consultancy deal

Two “outstanding” foundation trusts have signed a contract with a Chinese real estate company to advise it on building 10 new hospitals in a deal which could be worth millions for the NHS.

North Tyneside general hospital

Trust wins £4m integrated urgent care contract

A provider and a site have been chosen for a new urgent care service in the North East, after two procurement processes and an abandoned legal challenge.

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Volunteering - a game changer in healthcare

If we unlock the full potential of volunteers in the NHS, we could embed a culture where hospitals and communities work more closely together. By Paddy Hanrahan 

Marianne Griffiths

Three women lead the HSJ top 50 trust chief executives

Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.

West suffolk hospital

Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

Workforce

Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers

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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

Gloucestershire Royal hospital

In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

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.

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Trusts in talks to establish 'NHS alternative to PFI'

Jim Mackey is in discussions with other providers to establish an “NHS alternative to PFI”, which would aim to deliver “off balance sheet” capital projects.

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New company to take 'aggressive' approach to foundation trust estate

A London foundation trust has established a subsidiary company to rationalise its estate and encourage a more commercial approach to generating revenue and capital receipts from its 125 sites.

Morpeth

Struggling CCG's deficit spirals for second year running

A struggling clinical commissioning group has seen its forecast deficit spiral for the second year in a row, more than quadrupling to £20m for 2017-18.

Len Fenwick

Hospital trust begins search to replace sacked chief executive

A headhunting company has been hired to find a new leader for one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals after its previous chief executive was sacked.

A&E, Emergency services, Emergency

Emergency care: Learning from unintended consequences

A study looking at the impact of redesigning urgent and emergency care two and a half years after the first bespoke emergency hospital opened in Northumberland found some unexpected consequences of change, notes Dr Adam Steventon