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Exclusive: NHS makes little progress cutting specialised income 'long tail'

The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Improving Environmental and Social Sustainability

The team at Sheffield used sustainable measures to reduce food wastage and improve healthy consumption.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Chief Executive of the Year

The judges found Tom to be an authentic, inspirational leader who puts service users and their families at the very centre of the trust’s work. Feedback from staff and the board was universally positive about this chief executive, recognising his empathy and passionate commitment.

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The Commissioner: Turning up the heat on ACSs

What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable insight for commissioners, by Dave West.

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NHS to fund new 'digital exemplar programme' for NPfIT system

DXC Technologies - supplier of the Lorenzo IT system - is set to receive about £10m to take part in a new national “digital exemplar” programme, HSJ has learned.

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'Status quo is not an option' as seven trusts agree joint working deal

Seven trusts in an acute care vanguard have ruled out a merger as part of a joint working agreement to reconfigure services.

Andrew Morris

Trust chiefs staying a little longer in post - but 'need more support'

Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.

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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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Managing Long Term Conditions

Hampshire Constabulary and Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Education and training

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network: Learning from Excellence

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Clinical Governance and Risk Management in Patient Safety

Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust: Optimising patient outcomes following routine cataract surgery; lessons learnt from an unexpected case series of adverse events

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety - Public Sector

Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Frontline NHS Innovation: BHIS™ Postoperative Support Bra for Female Cardiothoracic Patients

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International gang sentenced for targeting NHS in money laundering scam

NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming public bodies as part of a £12m international money laundering plot.

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Trust working with aviation performance experts to wipe out DTOCs

One of England’s largest teaching hospitals is working with an aviation performance specialist to reduce delayed transfers of care to zero.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Improving Value in the Care of Frail Older Patients

Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Bradford Virtual Ward

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Teaching trust seeks bidders for outsourced elective work

A large teaching trust is seeking bidders for up to £25m worth of outsourced services including elective surgery as part of contingency plans to cope with increased demand.

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Trust raises alarm after Lorenzo glitch fails to send 14,000 patient letters

A teaching trust has alerted NHS Digital after an IT design fault meant more than 14,000 patients were not sent appointment letters.

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Simon Stevens warned again after second bed shortage death

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has been told for a second time by a coroner that patients could die because a shortage of intensive care beds stops them receiving urgent surgery.

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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.

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Trusts establish 'first of its kind' regional pathology venture

Two trusts have formed an innovative digital pathology partnership designed to secure sustainable, high quality services for the whole of east and south Yorkshire.