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Roundtable: why culture is the big career killer for women

HSJ’s panel identified ‘micro inequalities’ and the return of macho culture as key factors stifling greater gender equality in healthcare leadership

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Exclusive: Third NHS trust partners with Babylon for patient triage tool

A third NHS acute trust has partnered with private healthcare firm Babylon in a bid to give patients better information on how to respond to emerging symptoms.

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Regulator to examine some healthcare workers’ deaths

More than 50 covid-related deaths of health and social care workers have been reported to the Health and Safety Executive, which will examine them.

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Digital solution to help expectant mothers manage diabetes

GDm-Health remote monitoring system helps ensure the highest standards of care for pregnant women in the times of the covid-19 pandemic

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Trusts missing out on tens of millions from overseas patients

Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Mapped: The hospital builds in PM’s pledge

The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.

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U-turn on plans to strip trust of cancer scanning service

Specialist cancer scans will continue to be provided by a major teaching trust after NHS England backtracked on a decision to award the work solely to a private provider.

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NHSE integrated care lead to leave

NHS England and Improvement’s director of primary care and system transformation is leaving to become chief operating officer at a foundation trust.

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Private hospitals safety warning after patient death

A coroner has issued warnings over safety at private hospitals after a patient referred out of the NHS by his consultant died following surgery.

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Revealed: The trusts failing to meet national efficiency targets

NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the highest and lowest levels of discrimination

The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

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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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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.

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Professions call for more regulation following patient death

A patient’s death has prompted representatives of radiographers and radiologists to call for more regulation of sonographers.

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Four trusts looking into pharmacy joint venture

Trusts in Berkshire and Surrey are looking at creating a pharmacy joint venture modelled on their existing pathology service.

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Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for maternity care experience

Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.