All Bruce Keogh articles – Page 3

  • Hospital staff

    HSJ launches award to celebrate NHS’s European staff


    The contribution to the NHS by staff from elsewhere in the EU will be honoured by a new category in the 2016 HSJ Awards.

  • Bruce Keogh

    Keogh: We must make EU NHS staff feel welcome and valued


    The NHS’s most senior doctor, Sir Bruce Keogh, has called on NHS leaders to send out a message to European staff working in the health service that they are valued and welcome in the wake of Friday’s vote for the UK to leave the EU.

  • Northumbria helicopter
    HSJ Local

    Innovator hospital slashes A&E admissions but ambulance delays surge


    New hospital achieves 14 per cent reduction in emergency admissions despite attendances rising Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital first of its kind in the NHS Changes to emergency care provision championed by Sir Bruce Keogh However, hospital also reports surge in ambulance handover delays ...

  • Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

    Problems at Southern Health 'not a one off'


    NHS England’s national clinical director for learning disability says problems identified at Southern Health not confined to one provider Dominic Slowie says failure to properly investigate and learn from the deaths of people with learning disabilities reflect “societal attitude” NHS England has launched the world’s first national review of ...

  • Don redding

    Plugging the holes in the crumbling plasterwork of GP practices


    How does the GP Forward View measure up when we consider its potential to deliver better healthcare, asks Don Redding

  • Drugs

    Pharma firms to cover overspends on new cancer drugs fund


    Cancer drugs fund will be a “managed access” fund from July Under new scheme money due for drugs will be set aside and retained by NHS England if CDF budget is overspent Pharmaceutical firms and cancer charity criticise changes NHS England has confirmed that its new Cancer Drugs ...

  • Cars

    Private provider considers ‘pop up’ urgent care centres


    Out of hours and urgent care provider Vocare could set up temporary urgent care centres Services could be provided from portable cabins and articulated lorries Chief executive says it has changed from community benefit society to limited company to attract investment A company which provides out of hours ...

  • boardroom table and chairs

    Monitor considering putting 25 trusts into turnaround with management consultancies


    Monitor considering putting up to 25 trusts into turnaround Process would be the largest programme of intervention in the acute sector since the “Keogh reviews” process in 2013 HSJ understands a list of the target trusts has not yet been drawn up Monitor has sounded out management consultancies ...

  • Snowy UK street

    ‘Good Christmas’ for NHS hospitals but some trusts still struggle


    141 reports of “serious operational problems” over Christmas, compared to 336 in previous year A&E diverts also down compared to 2014-15 period Yeovil District Hospital, County Durham and Darlington, and Dartford and Gravesham Trust among strugglers Reports of “serious operational problems” at acute hospitals more than halved over ...

  • Sir Bruce Keogh

    Trusts required to self-assess avoidable mortality


    NHS trusts required to complete self-assessment of avoidable mortality to inform new organisation level avoidable deaths estimate Sir Bruce Keogh letter reveals “exact form” of metric “yet to be determined” Jeremy Hunt had previously pledged measure would be in place by April 2016 Trusts will have to carry ...

  • Nerve fibres in human brain

    NHS England to cut national neurology director


    First time NHS England has confirmed intention to cut specific national clinical director Sir Bruce Keogh outlines shape of new clinical advisory structure Simon Stevens indicates director cuts partly motivated by need to reduce costs NHS England is planning to cut the national clinical director for neurology, its ...

  • hsj xmas cover crop

    The workforce awakens: HSJ's Christmas cover


    The cover of the final issue of HSJ of the year, out on 16 December, takes its cue from the year’s biggest film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The age old battle between good and dark forces is front and centre, while Han Salford and the leader of a rebel ...

  • Waiting room

    NHS England to publish CCG conflict of interest audit


    NHS England commissions audit into how CCGs co-commissisoning primary care manage conflicts of interest Updated statutory guidance on conflicts of interest to be published in April, MPs told NHS England will publish an independent audit into how potential conflicts of interest among clinical commissioning groups co-commissioning primary care ...

  • Shining person

    HSJ100 marks seismic change in NHS leadership


    Department of Health finance director David Williams is the highest new entry in this year’s HSJ100 Other notable new entries and risers include Arvind Madan, Dame Ruth Carnall and Sir Howard Bernstein Simon Stevens tops the power list for a second year Read the full list This year’s ...

  • Bruce Keogh

    Keogh raises terrorism fears over junior doctors strike


    Sir Bruce Keogh says BMA must have clear guidance around major incidents in light of Paris attacks NHS England medical director says patient safety of “paramount importance” Letter calls on BMA to advise doctors to return to work if wards are short staffed Sir Bruce Keogh has called ...

  • Emergency department

    London urgent and emergency care services to be recategorised


    Services will be given one of three designations by 2020 Urgent and emergency care networks will decide if services should be downgraded or not Londoners find the current emergency care setup confusing, survey finds Urgent and emergency care services in London will be split into three different categories, ...

  • Bruce Keogh

    Exclusive: NHS England considering cuts to national clinical directors


    NHS England is considering cutting the number of national clinical directors, HSJ can reveal.

  • United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

    Two trusts slip back to old nurse staffing levels after leaving special measures


    Two acute trusts that were taken out of special measures after recruiting scores of nurses have slid back to their old staffing levels, HSJ analysis shows.

  • Mike Birtwistle

    The government can't talk its way out of the junior doctors standoff


    It has attracted public and political sympathy

  • Jonathan Fielden

    Stevens hires national leads for specialised, primary and cancer care


    NHS England has appointed Jonathan Fielden and Arvind Madan to lead its work on specialised services and primary care respectively.