University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

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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.

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Shelford Group trust appoints new chief executive

The medical director at University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust has been appointed as the organisation’s new permanent chief executive, to take over from Dame Julie Moore.

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Exclusive: New chief executive for Shelford Group trust

A new chief executive has been appointed to one of UK’s most high profile hospital organisations, HSJ can reveal.

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Recently merged trust given £162m loan

One of the country’s largest trusts will received £162m of central loans to help support the balance sheet following its merger with its neighbour.

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CQC: 'No coherent strategy' for city's health services

Health and care leaders in Birmingham lack a coherent strategy for the city and remain focused on organisational rather than system priorities, the Care Quality Commission has said.

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Dame Julie Moore announces retirement

Dame Julie Moore has announced her retirement from the newly merged University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust.

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Shelford Group trust discriminated against senior manager in dismissal

A major acute hospital unfairly dismissed a senior manager, discriminating against her on the basis of a mental health condition, an employment tribunal has found.

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Dame Julie Moore dismisses further hospital takeover

Dame Julie Moore has dismissed suggestions of another takeover of a neighbouring trust but says the boundaries between acute providers are “blurring” across Birmingham and Solihull.

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Revealed: Hospitals cancelled more than 500 cancer operations over winter

More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.

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Trusts and NHS Improvement reach hospital takeover deal

One of the biggest hospital trusts in the country will form on Sunday following a deal being reached after months of wrangling with NHS Improvement.

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Rogue surgeon inquiry to investigate NHS private sector referrals

The way NHS patients are referred to and from the private sector by individual professionals will be examined by an independent inquiry, the government has announced.