Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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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.

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Backlog of 30,000 reports after vanguard IT system failure

The rollout of a multimillion pound vanguard project imaging system to University Hospitals Leicester Trust led to a 30,000 backlog in image reports, HSJ has learned.

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Patient images sent by taxi after £30m IT system breaks down

Doctors have been forced to send images from patient scans on DVDs in taxis to neighbouring hospitals after a £30m IT system failed across eight hospitals.

Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Exclusive: Trust bailouts rise to £2.7bn as more rely on loans

NHS trusts were forced to draw down £2.7bn of emergency cash bailouts from the government last year – with two-thirds of hospital providers now relying on government loans to maintain payments to staff and suppliers.

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First accountable care system managing director revealed

An NHS England director has been appointed to the first managing director post of an “accountable care system”.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Patient Safety Improvement Team

Essex County Council: Quality Innovation Team

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Infection Prevention Control in Patient Safety

Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Reducing Readmissions for Surgical Site Infection Together With Patients: Photo at Discharge Schem

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Exclusive: NHS struggling to maintain fire safety

NHS trusts face significant fire safety risks, research by HSJ has shown.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Emergency, Urgent & Trauma Care

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust: From the Bottom to the Top

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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

Colchester Hospital

Four in five trusts spent over a year in special measures

Fewer than one in five trusts placed in special measures because of inadequate care have improved quickly enough to be removed within 12 months, as originally intended, HSJ analysis reveals.

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New safety checks for trust workforce plans in development

Two nursing directors have been asked by NHS Improvement to lead work developing new safeguards to protect care quality when trusts make significant changes to their workforce.

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New chief executive named for acute FT

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed University Hospitals of Leicester Trust chief operating officer Richard Mitchell as its new chief executive.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Major trust appoints new medical director

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has announced Keith Girling as its new medical director to replace Stephen Fowlie, who is due to retire at the end of May.

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Doctors 'attempted to disguise' surgery delays after patient died

Months of delays at one of the country’s largest teaching trusts “contributed directly” to the death of a woman needing life saving surgery, a coroner has concluded.

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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.

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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Patient safety fears after trust moves to radiology consortium

Cancer patients may have been harmed by a large backlog of diagnostic scans at a Midlands hospital which has been ongoing since at least September, it has emerged.

King's Mill hospital

Revealed: Huge cost of failed trust merger

Work to prepare for the now-abandoned merger of a flagship teaching hospital with its struggling neighbouring trust cost £10m, NHS Improvement has revealed.

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Hospital FT to be removed from special measures

The chief inspector of hospitals has recommended a troubled acute foundation trust be removed from special measures.