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London Eye: The People's Borough turns down the Rose Red Empire

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Ex-health minister: God would struggle to manage the NHS

Former health minister Lord David Prior has said the NHS is too big and centralised, and even God “would struggle” to manage it.


Exclusive: NHS makes little progress cutting specialised income 'long tail'

The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.

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Analysis: The areas struggling most with cancer targets

Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.

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Trust income tied to adoption of new early warning system

NHS hospitals will have a proportion of their income tied to the adoption of a new national early warning score, which could help save thousands of lives, HSJ has learned.


New league table to rank trusts on procurement

Hospitals will be publicly ranked on the prices they pay for routine goods in a new league table, Jeremy Hunt announced today.

David Prior

Former health minister to chair major teaching trust

A former health minister is to chair a major London teaching hospital trust.

David Sloman

David Sloman: STPs are refocusing attention on population health

We have to move away from hospitals being the symbol of the NHS to a world where empowering people to look after their own health is our primary function, writes Sir David Sloman

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NHS workers to get first refusal on affordable homes

Plans to give health workers first refusal on affordable housing built on surplus NHS land have been welcomed by sector representatives.

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Revealed: How much NHS trusts made from land sales

Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.

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Jeremy Hunt to announce digital trust 'buddies'

The government will distribute £181m to a second wave of digital trusts, the health secretary is expected to announce tomorrow.

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Exclusive: Special measures trust appoints ex-UCLH boss as new chief

A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.

Richard Murray

The NHS financial regime: cleverly flexible or horribly messy?

The NHS payments and incentives system is constantly evolving. Richard Murray looks at a system that is attempting to manage deficits and, at the same time, introduce new models of care and ways to pay for them.


More trusts fail cladding fire safety tests

Two more hospital trusts have now failed cladding fire safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Surgical Care

Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission

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Trust's financial position £60m worse than expected after audit judgement

A large acute trust which thought it had delivered a £15m surplus has now reported a £46m deficit, after auditors questioned the accounting treatment of a major land sale.

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Revealed: Biggest winners and losers from £1.8bn national fund

Two large teaching trusts have been awarded almost £60m of extra central funding after bettering their financial targets.


Patient death linked to lack of beds at major teaching trust

A patient died after being refused a transfer to a major London teaching trust due to lack of beds, HSJ has learned.


Errors revealed at NHS-private pathology venture

Errors at a north London pathology laboratory saw blood samples mislabelled and patients had to give second samples after delays in getting test results, a document released under the Freedom of Information Act reveals.

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London Eye: Naylor's gold part 2

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover