Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Merger trusts hope for McKinsey level savings

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

Warrington Hospital

Trust suspends spinal surgery after two deaths

An acute trust in the North West has suspended its spinal surgery services after four serious incidents – including two patient deaths – were identified over a six month period.

Mel Pickup

Trust chief executive appointed to lead large STP

A new leader for the Cheshire and Merseyside sustainability and transformation partnership has been appointed by NHS England and NHS Improvement

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Hospital staff to strike over weekend working deal

Theatre staff at an NHS trust are going on strike tomorrow and next week over a dispute with trust managers about out of hours work.

Warrington Hospital

Director referred to CQC after trust investigation

An NHS director who agreed an “irregular” payoff deal with a Morecambe Bay midwife has been referred to the CQC by his trust following an investigation.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Patient Safety Improvement Team

Essex County Council: Quality Innovation Team

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Taking a risk on procurement law

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Chief exec leaves US-owned NHS procurement partnership

The chief executive of a large NHS procurement partnership, owned by the Hospital Corporation of America, has left the company, HSJ can reveal.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Community Health Service Redesign

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Sexual Health Services Integration

Warrington Hospital

Hospital director resigns amid 'irregular' payoff deal scrutiny

A hospital director who is under scrutiny for his role in an “irregular” departure deal for a midwife at the centre of the Morecambe Bay care scandal has resigned.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Crashing the devo party

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The £6bn contract

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The unproven case for extended GP access

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Analysis: Over 100 trusts report rise in E coli infections in a year

Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.

Warrington Hospital

Ex-Morecambe Bay HR director suspended from his current role

An NHS director who agreed an “irregular” exit deal for a senior midwife at the centre of the Morecambe Bay care scandal has been suspended from his current role while an investigation takes place.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

Warrington Hospital

Trust director faces CQC review after 'irregular' payoff deal

An NHS director who agreed an “irregular” exit payment for a senior midwife at the centre of the Morecambe Bay care scandal will be assessed as to whether he is a fit and proper person to be on an NHS board.

Macclesfield district general hospital

Leaked STP document reveals A&E downgrade plans

The sustainability and transformation plan for Cheshire and Mersey includes the downgrade of at least one accident and emergency department, along with a major consolidation of elective care, according to a document obtained by HSJ.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.