Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Trust refuses to release governance report despite being 'fundamentally transformed'

A foundation trust has refused to release a governance report after a follow up review showed it had been “fundamentally transformed” from having a “dysfunctional” board.

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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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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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IT upgrade disrupted waiting times and follow-ups, trust admits

A trust has had two months of disruption after an upgrade to its patient administration system which led to patients waiting longer, a rise in “did not attends” and temporary staff being employed to type letters.

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Revealed: Trusts performing worst against race equality target

Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.

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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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The NHS financial regime: cleverly flexible or horribly messy?

The NHS payments and incentives system is constantly evolving. Richard Murray looks at a system that is attempting to manage deficits and, at the same time, introduce new models of care and ways to pay for them.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Surgical Care

Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission

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CCG reports £7m deterioration in final months of financial year

A clinical commissioning group in Surrey has reported a deterioration of £7.4m in the final three months of 2016-17.

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Following the Money: Winners and losers from £1.8bn national fund

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

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Analysis: Patients waiting over four hours in A&E up tenfold over decade

The number of patients waiting more than four hours for admission after a decision to admit to accident and emergency has grown nearly tenfold in a decade, new figures show.

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

STPs clash over possible 'repatriation' of services

Two sustainability and transformation plan areas are in disagreement over a plan to reconfigure cardiovascular services, with one key provider trust citing concerns that “longstanding strong clinical relationships are under threat”.

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.

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Following the Money: Bad news warning

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

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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.

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IT director and contractor jailed over corrupt payments

A hospital trust’s director of IT and a contractor he received kickbacks from have been jailed.

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Former hospital trust director pleads guilty to corruption

A former hospital trust director has admitted corruptly awarding an IT contract while in the role.

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Foundation trusts call off merger

A planned merger of two acute foundation trusts has been called off after one of the providers involved decided merging did not offer the best chance of stabilising either finances or services.

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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.