Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Health economy brought to 'complete operational standstill'

The Greater Nottinghamshire health economy has spent the weekend on black alert after bed shortages worsened and rising demand was said to be “worse than it was in January”.

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70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

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Trust hires consultancy for 'disaster' IT system inquiry

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has asked consultancy firm EY to carry out an inquiry into its £14m digital health record system labelled a “disaster” by consultants.

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Major incident declared across whole health economy

The Greater Nottingham health economy declared a “business continuity incident” yesterday over a lack of beds in community services, which impacted discharges from Nottingham University Hospital Trust.

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Revealed: 14 trusts start contingency plans after Carillion collapse

Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information

The team implemented the electronic Holistic Needs Assessments (eHNA) and care planning to tumour sites. They also developed a toolkit, enabling clinicians to extract more detailed meaning from the data.

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Trouble-hit vanguard imaging system faces more problems

An East Midlands hospital trust has delayed the rollout of the troubled East Midlands Radiology consortium imaging system until next year amid ongoing performance concerns.

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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 pulls out of trouble-hit vanguard IT project

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has pulled out of the £30m East Midlands Radiology consortium amid mounting concerns for patient safety and repeated system failures.

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Trust chief orders review into 'unfit' IT system

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust is to commission an external review into an electronic patient notes system described by the trust chief executive as “not fit for purpose”.

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Peter Homa reveals next NHS role

Veteran NHS trust chief executive Peter Homa will become the first chair of the NHS Leadership Academy next month.

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Patient images sent by taxi after £30m IT system breaks down

Doctors have been forced to send images from patient scans on DVDs in taxis to neighbouring hospitals after a £30m IT system failed across eight hospitals.

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Trust director promises action after 'significant' IT disruption

The medical director of Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has promised to act after the rollout of a digital record system caused widespread disruption.

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Exclusive: Consultant backlash over patient record system 'disaster'

Outcry from dozens of senior consultants has forced one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals to review its £14m digital patient record system amid fears over patient safety.

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Revealed: 21 trusts consistently underperforming on A&E

There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.

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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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First accountable care system managing director revealed

An NHS England director has been appointed to the first managing director post of an “accountable care system”.

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New chief executive for major teaching trust revealed

Tracy Taylor has been appointed as the new chief executive of one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals.

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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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Exclusive: NHS struggling to maintain fire safety

NHS trusts face significant fire safety risks, research by HSJ has shown.