Two hospital trusts with a combined turnover of more than £2bn will share a chief executive and chair from June, HSJ understands.
Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.
An acute trust in London is among the biggest winners of a £600m allocation by the government to pay for backlog maintenance across the NHS.
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NHS trust chief executives have told HSJ they need more clarity the Pfizer-BioNTech covid vaccine is safe to reassure their worried staff.
A major teaching hospital trust’s chief nurse has stepped down after 15 years.
Oxygen shortages and difficulties in expanding storage quickly are now a major problem for hospital bosses dealing with covid-19 patients, HSJ has been told.
A major teaching hospital trust has predicted it will fall short of its financial target by £9m.
A large hospital trust has launched a formal investigation into allegations over a personal relationship between one of its estates chiefs and a senior manager at a supplier, HSJ can reveal.
National officials are working with radiologists on systems to digitally warn patients of diagnostic test results, after the NHS failed to inform a woman of signs of her lung cancer.
NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.
Children’s cancer services in south London are to be reconfigured after a new review confirmed they represented an “inherent geographical risk to patient safety” — following HSJ revelations last year of how serious concerns had been “buried” by senior leaders.
A pair of London trusts have announced they will be sharing a chair, in the latest in a string of joint leadership moves across NHS trusts.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
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The Care Quality Commission has recommended a major teaching hospital trust, which once faced losing its heart surgery service following significant discord among its staff, be taken out of special measures.
Three people died of cancer and another four came to severe harm after their endoscopies were delayed, a teaching hospital trust has confirmed.
The heart surgery unit at the centre of a “dark force” governance row has been moved out of “alert” status for mortality.