Commissioners are relaunching a stalled effort to find a single provider for the abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme in south London and parts of Surrey.
Fifteen patients have come to severe harm after a London trust with long standing record keeping problems lost track of their appointments.
Ingrid Torjesen reports on the award winning new care pathway, which uses a smartphone app for home monitoring of hypertension in pregnancy
An independent review has challenged the leadership of a teaching hospital to make immediate changes to its cardiac surgical team or face losing the service altogether.
Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.
A government review into the regulation of NHS managers will consider whether seven specific areas of misconduct, including discouraging whistleblowing should be specified under a new fit and proper person test.
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A leading QC from the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry will lead an independent review of the fit and proper person test regulations.
The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.
Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay
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Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.
A former hospital chief executive has been ordered to repay around £11,000 to the NHS or go to prison.
While there are undoubtedly opportunities for private patient units, careful market due diligence needs to be undertaken and the optimal strategy needs to be considered to make them more lucrative. By Hugh Risebrow
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An independent investigation is needed into whether trusts are getting significant net additions to their income from treating private patients, and whether the drive to set aside yet further beds for private patients should be allowed to continue. By Colin Leys
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.