University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

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King's Fund chief to chair STP

Outgoing King’s Fund chief executive Sir Chris Ham has been appointed as independent chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership in the West Midlands.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Patient Safety Team of the Year

Winner University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust: Patient safety and risk team

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Changing Culture

Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Information Technology

Winner eConsult: an online GP consultation system enabling safe and appropriate delivery of care

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Organisation of the Year

Winner Central London Community Healthcare Trust: Simply the best, every time

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018 winners

The winners of the 2018 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.

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Faults in trust investigation of brain surgery deaths

A trust investigation into patient deaths or harm following brain surgery was hampered by “significant shortcomings”, a royal college review has found.

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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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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

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Pathology network tenders £112m contract amid potential expansion

Pathology chiefs in the West Midlands have tendered a major contract despite uncertainty over whether they will follow NHS Improvement’s recommendations about which trusts will be in their network.

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Trusts sought for new NHS 'lean' programme

Regulators will offer support to a new cohort of NHS providers through an “in house” improvement programme, following work commissioned from American firm Virginia Mason.

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Bed capacity issues hold up hospital safety improvements

High bed occupancy is making it harder for hospitals to carry out fire safety work – because they have nowhere to put patients if wards need to be closed.

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Roundtable: How best to support patients at home to ease the burden on the NHS?

People with long-term conditions often prefer home care. Yet inadequate support means they often end up in hospital, at a cost to the NHS. Our expert panellists discussed how this problem can be addressed. By Alison Moore

Colin Gelder

Roundtable: The battle against COPD is psychological, not just physical

As HSJ’s roundtable heard, COPD can take a negative toll on emotions as well as bodies, says Alison Moore

Amie Day

Roundtable: How telehealth can help with home care

Telemonitoring is providing a new way of caring for long-term patients while making more efficient use of NHS resources

Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust

Revealed: 21 trusts consistently underperforming on A&E

There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.

New Stratford Hospital

'Massive' pool of untapped cash for NHS from property developers

Trusts could use housing developments to tap into tens of millions of pounds in new income, after a West Midlands trust set a new legal precedent.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Critical Care and Trauma Patients

North West London Critical Care Network: Patient Transfer Bag - Networked approach

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Changing Culture

Cygnet Health Care: Self Harm to Together Healing Programme