Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Louise Stead

Deputy appointed to trust chief executive role

The deputy chief executive of the Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust is stepping up to the top job.

awards17_sri_kalidindi

GIRFT announces first mental health clinical lead

The Getting It Right First Time programme has today announced four new clinical leads, including its first for the mental health sector.

Patient-Safety-Awards 3

HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Changing Culture

Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach

data network puzzle

Two more digital 'exemplars' to get £7.5m

NHS England has picked two more regions to receive up to £7.5m to create detail health and care patient records.

child baby healthcare doctor patient

HSIB to roll out maternity investigations across England by March 2019

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.

Money

Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

money efficiency

Trust sector reports 'window dressing' deficit of almost £1bn

NHS trusts ended last year with a combined deficit of £960m, according to accounting data published by regulators.

paula head

Major teaching trust announces new chief executive

A major teaching hospital has recruited a former pharmacist as its new chief executive.

paula head

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.

Contract 3x2

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.

pharmacy

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.

Computer stethoscope 3 x 2

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.

Breast cancer radiology

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.

Richard Murray

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.

patient safety in surgical care calderdale and huddersfield foundation trust

HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Surgical Care

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

money efficiency

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.

money efficiency

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.

waiting room

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.