Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Hundreds of staff set to switch trusts

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Region's finance directors agree to join up trusts' procurement

More than a dozen NHS trusts in a devolution area have agreed to align their buying power for purchases costing more than £1m, HSJ can reveal.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Help needed from the North East

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

Greater Manchester eyes 52 NHS sites for 1,700 new homes

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Virgin territory

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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NHSI to require business cases for subsidiary companies

NHS providers must submit a business case to show setting up a wholly owned subsidiary company yields value beyond VAT savings, under new proposals from NHS Improvement.

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Trust subsidiary staff to strike after rejecting pay offer

Staff employed by a trust’s wholly owned subsidiary company will go on strike this week after rejecting a pay offer lower than the government’s agreed deal for NHS Agenda for Change staff.

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Home blood pressure monitoring is better for pregnant women and reduces use of NHS resources

Ingrid Torjesen reports on the award winning new care pathway, which uses a smartphone app for home monitoring of hypertension in pregnancy

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Maternity and Midwifery Services

Winner HM Prison Low Newton, Durham: The development of perinatal and maternity care pathways for women in the judicial system

Manchester

Revealed: Greater Manchester plans major hospital services shake-up

New plans to reconfigure more than two-thirds of acute services across Greater Manchester are expected to be outlined later this year, the leader of its devolution team has said.

Jeremy Hunt

Exclusive: Hunt warned over private hospital safety after NHS patient death

The safety of NHS patients treated in private hospitals has been raised directly with health secretary Jeremy Hunt following the death of an NHS patient.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

Steve burgin

Trust chair stays on as NHS Improvement mulls successor

The acting chair of a troubled trust has extended his tenure despite NHS Improvement identifying his preferred successor in January.

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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.

Jackie Daniel chief executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust

Trust chiefs recognised in new year's honours

The chief executive of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust is among the senior NHS figures named in the new year’s honours list.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

Sir David Dalton

Dalton rules himself out of NHS Improvement chief executive job

Sir David Dalton has said he is committed to leading the newly structured “group” of five hospitals in Greater Manchester and does not want to be the next chief executive of NHS Improvement.

Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust

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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Savings targets set for new pathology hubs

A network of acute trusts in Greater Manchester has been set the biggest savings target in the country under NHS Improvement’s national pathology networking plan.