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NHSE regional director shifts to trust

NHS England’s medical director for the West Midlands has left to take up a role at a hospital trust.

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Exclusive: NHS trusts dismiss Brexit impact on staff retention

NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.

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Revealed: The trusts where A&E has slipped most

Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: Hospitals to miss flagship winter target

Hospitals were on course to miss a flagship target to free up 4,000 beds, information obtained by HSJ suggests.

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London Eye: Waxing of the merger moon

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

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No-deal Brexit threat forces hospitals to set up 'clinical prioritisation' taskforce

A major teaching hospital is putting plans in place to prioritise which patients to treat if a no-deal Brexit causes critical shortages in drugs and/or medical devices.

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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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The centre 'thinks teaching hospitals are fat and rich'

University hospitals face bias from national leaders, and growing challenges from tightening funding and Brexit, their trade body has said.

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Sir David Nicholson to stay on at troubled trust

Sir David Nicholson has been appointed permanent chair of a troubled hospital trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Some DGH chiefs paid more than CEOs at largest trusts

Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.

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Trust exploring commercial deal with Saudi Arabia

A foundation trust is working on a commercial partnership with Saudi Arabia.

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Matt Hancock tells chief execs: Get a CIO on your board

The health secretary has said NHS chief executives should “be asking serious questions” of themselves if their board does not include a chief information officer.

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University hospital opens China office after CEO trip

One of the country’s biggest trusts has opened an office in China, with the chief executive meeting with a “very influential person in Beijing”.

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

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Shelford Group trust chief criticised over unfair dismissal

A Shelford Group chief executive was “deliberately misleading” or failed to show sufficient “care and attention” in the dismissal of a whistleblowing surgeon, an employment tribunal has said.

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Time to cull NHS regulators, says Dame Julie

Dame Julie Moore has claimed there is no “coherent policy framework for the NHS” and accused regulators of making it harder for trust chief executives to do their job.

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Dame Julie Moore moves to troubled trust

Dame Julie Moore is moving from the helm of one of the biggest trusts in the country to helping govern one of its troubled neighbours.

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Cowper’s Cut: The great Dame Julie Moore retires

Andy Cowper reflects on the leadership and management skills of Dame Julie Moore, who has just retired as chief executive of University Hospitals Birmingham FT

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Major STP appoints new leader

The Birmingham and Solihull health economy has appointed a new leader following the retirement of Dame Julie Moore.

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Major review of clinical services after trust mega merger

One of the largest hospital trusts in the country is carrying out a major clinical services review that could lead to the centralisation of more than a dozen services.