Four trusts will receive additional national support to improve the Lorenzo IT system, five years after a senior MP branded it a “hopeless system” supported by a government bribe.
While there are undoubtedly opportunities for private patient units, careful market due diligence needs to be undertaken and the optimal strategy needs to be considered to make them more lucrative. By Hugh Risebrow
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.
Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission
Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.
Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust has appointed East and North Hertfordshire Trust deputy chief executive Stephen Posey as its new chief executive.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
NHS England has announced decisive changes to which hospitals carry out congenital heart disease surgery – and faced immediate challenge from trusts which are set to lose the service.
The winners spearheaded a project designed to improve the recognition, prevention and treatment of acute kidney injury
Our research into hospital switchboard performance suggests more staff might be needed if the NHS is to be transformed into a seven day service, write Thomas Hampton and colleagues
ACUTE CARE: A prestigious teaching hospital trust has temporarily restricted access to its outpatient cardiology service for out of area referrals, a leaked letter has revealed.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust chief executive Stephen Bridge, one of the NHS’s longest serving leaders, is to retire.
STRUCTURE: Building work is due to start soon on a new Papworth Hospital to provide specialist treatment for heart and lung patients from across the UK on a seven acre site.