Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Page 5

  • Grenfell tower

    Trusts taken to court after dropping estates firm over Grenfell link


    Two NHS trusts have been taken to court after pulling out of a multimillion pound estates partnership over concerns about an estates management company’s links to a Grenfell Tower contractor.

  • Lawrence dunhill expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey


    Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

  • Workforce

    Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes


    A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

  • Contract 3x2

    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. 

  • Lawrence dunhill expert briefing
    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

  • Jeremy Hunt

    Jeremy Hunt to announce digital trust 'buddies'


    The government will distribute £181m to a second wave of digital trusts, the health secretary is expected to announce tomorrow.

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    HSJ Local

    Trusts to team up with private company to unlock capital


    Two NHS trusts in the North West are planning to form a strategic estates partnership with a private company to unlock new sources of capital funding.

  • Lawrence dunhill expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    VAT risk for major Manchester 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

  • Police
    HSJ Local

    Police investigating 15 baby deaths at hospital


    Police launch investigation into series of baby deaths at Cheshire hospital Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation Trust alerted police after unexplained deaths The investigation is focused on the trust’s neonatal unit which will remain open Detectives are investigating a spate of baby deaths at a general hospital in ...

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    HSJ Local

    Four CCGs to create 'unified commissioner' and consider merger


    Four clinical commissioning groups in the North West plan to establish a “unified health commissioner” that could lead to a formal merger of the organisations.

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


    106 trusts report increase in E coli rates, with more than 10 per cent increases at 60 PHE data casts doubt over feasibility of government target to halve infections by 2020 Across England the infection rate has increased by 6.7 per cent in 12 months and by 12.7 per ...

  • surgery
    HSJ Local

    CCGs ration hip and knee surgery for obese patients


    North West CCGs introduce restrictions on hip and knee surgery for obese patients South Cheshire and Vale Royal CCGs have financial problems NICE chair concerned about increase in CCGs rationing elective surgery Commissioners in Cheshire have introduced new restrictions to hip and knee replacements for obese patients, which ...

  • Macclesfield district general hospital

    Leaked STP document reveals A&E downgrade plans


    HSJ has seen a version of the region’s STP submission to NHS England Range of projects aim to close a financial gap of around £900m by 2021. Submission refers to the downgrade of the emergency department at Macclesfield and a “major service review” at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Trust ...

  • The Christie

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every rating in the ...

  • Cardiac surgery

    Big rise in urgent operations cancelled more than once


    The number of urgent operations cancelled more than once has grown by more than half in the last year.

  • Clinical leadership
    HSJ Knowledge

    Patient Safety Awards 2016: Clinical Leadership


    The winners set up a team that developed a live data analysis tool to help identify specific issues in stroke patients’ care

  • Surgery

    Rise in urgent operations being cancelled


    Three trusts responsible for more than half of patients who had an urgent operation cancelled at least twice Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation Trust saw highest number, up from zero the previous year See the trust by trust data Two trusts cancelled urgent operations at least twice for ...

  • Child in A&E

    Thirty worst A&E trusts called to London summit


    NHS Improvement chief raised concerns over “organisations who consistently deliver very low levels of performance” January was “a very difficult month” for A&E departments, Jim Mackey said Trusts “left in no doubt whatsoever that there needs to be a sustained improvement” The 30 worst performers on the accident ...

  • Calculator

    Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential


    By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.

  • Lord Carter

    Trusts negotiate Carter efficiency timelines


    Ten trusts receive savings estimates of up to 10 per cent of turnover Negotiations focus on the speed at which savings can be achieved HFMA warns against top-down approach to imposing savings targets Ten hospital trusts have so far received their efficiency savings estimates from Lord Carter, as ...