Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Brexit puzzle

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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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the most staff experiencing violence

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.

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New chief executive for £1bn+ trust

One of the NHS’s biggest hospital trusts has appointed a new chief executive.

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The long-term plan's ambitions are credible and deliverable

There are many reasons to be cautious about whether the long-term plan can be delivered but there is hope that the NHS can rise to the challenge it has been set, writes Chris Ham

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Trust leaps from 'inadequate' to 'good' following leadership change

There is no “silver bullet” to improve failing trusts, the chief executive of the latest NHS trust to jump from an “inadequate” to “good” Care Quality Commission rating has said.

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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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New Year honours for hospital bosses and NHS England staff

Hospital chief executives and senior NHS England staff were among those named in the New Year’s Honours list.

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Regulators tell county to look again at centralising stroke services

Stroke services in West Sussex could be reorganised – two years after plans were halted because of fears they would impact on other hospitals outside the county.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Two acute trusts defy NHSI pathology plans

Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.

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Trusts appoint new joint chair

The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.

Marianne Griffiths

Coastal trust out of financial special measures

A large teaching hospital has come out of financial special measures despite ending the last financial year with a £56m deficit.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Education and Training

Winner Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Continuous improvement training – creating an army of problem solvers

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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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HSIB to roll out maternity investigations across England by March 2019

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

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Chair of two hospital trusts to retire

The chair of two Sussex acute trusts is to retire in May.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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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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Regulator criticises 'passive and unwieldy' STP

A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.