Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Rob findlay

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

rob findlay

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.

Barcode

Revealed: 25 trusts 'likely' to get funding for safety technology

Funding for 25 NHS trusts to introduce barcoding technology to improve patient safety and efficiency could be announced early next year.

Derriford Hospital

Devon trusts to share staff across region

Medical staff will work across trusts in a success regime region under a new system devised by health chiefs to reduce pressure on struggling services.

Acute services across the Devon healthcare system have been the subject of a review by local clinicians and NHS managers.

All A&Es to stay open under proposals for troubled health economy

Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust; Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust; Plymouth Hospitals Trust; Northern Devon Healthcare Trust

The use of information technology to drive value in clinical services

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: The Use of Information Technology to Drive Value in Clinical Services

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: HANDi Paediatric: smart phone app integrating care for common childhood conditions through home, primary care and into hospital

Ambulance

Trust declares major incident as neighbour is crippled by cyber attack

Demand spikes at major trauma centre as neighbour is struck down by ransomware

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Largest CCG given updated legal directions as finances sink

The largest clinical commissioning group in the country has been given fresh legal directions over its financial management, amid a worsening of its cumulative deficit.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Five trusts responsible for over half of year-plus waiters

Data released today shows five trusts were responsible for more than half of all the patients waiting more than a year for elective treatment in England.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

Following the Money: Games will be played

HSJ’s email briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Success regime trust reveals £40m savings plan

A financially troubled hospital trust has launched an “extremely challenging” plan to save nearly 10 per cent of its income in the next year.

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Exclusive: Trusts get £187m incentive payments despite plans slipping

Forty NHS trusts set to miss their financial targets have received almost £200m from the national fund intended to reward trusts for good performance.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

The Christie

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.

Payslip

Revealed: Ministers sign off £300k of pay rises for trust chairs

Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Resetting the South West

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Cambridge

£400m of uncertainty in financial forecast as trusts reject control totals

Seventeen trusts that have not agreed control totals with NHS Improvement are predicting a combined deficit of more than £400m for 2016-17.

GS1 conference

How the NHS is finally unlocking the power of barcoding

Barcoding is going to be vital in the NHS, with developing demonstrator sites expected to make significant savings

Money pay coins

Revealed: The capital projects deferred in 'undignified scramble'

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.