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Early cancer diagnosis rates drop in several areas

The proportion of cancers being diagnosed at an early stage has dropped in several areas across England, according to recently released data.

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Exclusive: Leaked report cites concerns over 'arrogant' consultants

An external investigation has dismissed claims that executive directors bullied the medical consultants at a troubled acute trust – and instead cited concerns that some of the consultant body were “covering up poor clinical practices”.

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Barking trust brings in ex-British Airways boss

An NHS trust with severe financial challenges has appointed a former British Airways boss as its chief financial officer.

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Hospital trust requests £100m government cash support

A financially troubled acute trust has requested around £100m of cash support to maintain its operations in 2018-19.

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CEO failed to 'grasp severity' of trust's financial crisis

A review into financial governance failures at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust recommended its chief executive be removed. It also made multiple criticisms of the board.

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Medical director's position may be 'unsustainable' after tackling 'inappropriate' consultants

It may be “unsustainable” for a trust’s medical director to remain in post after he sought to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” among its medical consultants, a review has found.

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Chief executive steps down amid financial concerns

The chief executive of a troubled acute trust has stepped down amid continuing concerns over its financial performance.

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Trust loses £26m arbitration with commissioners

A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.

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Troubled acute seeks permanent FD as another interim departs

A troubled acute trust says it will look to recruit a substantive finance director after the departure of another interim from the role.

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Trust pays overdue invoices after £25.5m loan

A hospital trust in financial special measures has improved its payment of suppliers after getting a £25.5m loan from the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Teaching trust and CCGs in formal arbitration

A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches.

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London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

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Analysis: The areas struggling most with cancer targets

Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.

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Seven CCGs name joint accountable officer

A London sustainability and transformation partnership area has appointed a single accountable officer across its seven clinical commissioning groups.

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Seven CCGs approve single accountable officer for whole STP

Plans to appoint a single accountable officer for seven clinical commissioning groups have now been approved, despite previous opposition from commissioners.

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Property bubble could yet benefit the NHS

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

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Private firm beats trust to controversial £55m contract

A controversial £55m contract for elective treatment has been given to a private provider, HSJ can reveal.

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Seven CCGs consider single leader across STP

Seven clinical commissioning groups across London are considering appointing a single accountable officer, HSJ has learned.

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Competition row treatment centre rated requires improvement

An elective treatment centre at the heart of a competition dispute has been rated requires improvement by inspectors.

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GP quality - London: CQC ratings confirm challenge in East London

HSJ’s analysis of Care Quality Commissioning ratings of GP surgeries shows that east London is underperforming against the rest of the capital.