A trust has reached an out-of-court settlement with a wrongly excluded senior surgeon and apologised for the “distress” the legal proceedings had caused her.
A teaching trust had to appeal to NHS Improvement for funding to ensure the safety of its “fragile” water system after two patients contracted legionella, HSJ can reveal.
A hospital trust is to outsource more than 100 surgeries as it tries to bring its waiting list under control.
A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
In spite of record pressures on A&E waiting times, the English NHS managed to have a fairly normal January for elective care.
A major teaching hospital in south London is refusing to release a long-awaited workforce investigation that was completed late last year.
Below is a breakdown of acute and combined trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2018 NHS staff survey.
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The trust with the worst elective waiting times performance is outsourcing work to other NHS trusts and a private provider, and restricting out-of-area referrals.
A hospital trust that had to check two million patient records when its data system was revealed to be faulty is to start re-reporting its waiting time data.
The Care Quality Commission said clinical excellence awards should be routinely withheld from senior medics at trusts in special measures, according to documents obtained by HSJ.
Dispute and concerns over care quality at a teaching hospital’s surgical unit have cost it £11m, its finance director has revealed.
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust could become one of the first hospitals to offer thrombectomies for stroke patients outside a neuroscience centre as part of a six-month pilot.
An expert panel is reviewing records of hundreds of patients who died after heart surgery at a major teaching trust, whose cardiac unit is grappling with severe quality and culture concerns, HSJ can reveal.
Junior doctors have worked beyond their contracted terms and conditions more than 63,000 times since 2015, resulting in fines worth more than £250,000, HSJ can reveal today.