Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Procurement Support or Service Project of the Year

WINNER: GRI UK and The Bristol, Weston and Bath Partnership Project (BNSSG): Collaboration in Procurement

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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London trusts to lose £300m after tariff change

NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.

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Redundancies 'not ruled out' as merging trusts target £50m savings

Two trusts have said they cannot rule out redundancies ahead of a merger which aims to deliver savings up to £50m over five years and more joined up patient care.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Breaking: Acute and mental health trusts to merge

An acute hospital trust and mental health and community trust could merge into a single provider.

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Redesigning paediatric care to better manage a burgeoning haystack of patients

Ingrid Torjesen reports on the award winning redesign of a children’s care service pathway

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Fire safety warnings cost trusts millions to tackle

Seven hospital trusts have been issued with fire enforcement notices because of fears NHS trusts are not tackling the risks to patients.

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Ten innovators in care redesign and integration

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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Ten innovators in cancer care

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in cancer care.

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The innovators in hospital admissions avoidance

HSJ Solutions is the largest database of validated best practice in the NHS. Here you will find workable and evidence based solutions to everyday challenges facing the NHS.

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Revealed: Acute and mental health trusts plan landmark merger

Two trusts have begun planning a merger to bring together acute, community, and mental health services into a single trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers

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In full: Pathology network proposals

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.

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Organising change management without the need for external consultants

Andrew Sturdy and Andrea Gibbons write about a specific case of internal management consulting at Taunton and Somerset FT

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Former health minister to chair STP

A former Department of Health and Social Care minister has been appointed as chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign

The trust developed paediatric clinics in a primary care setting, helping to shorten the patient pathway and improve patient care.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed

Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

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Trusts confirm new shared chief executive

An acute trust and a mental health and community trust have appointed a joint chief executive after forming an alliance to make services more integrated.