East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust – Page 3

  • 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.

  • Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS FT

    Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends


    The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

  • Colchester Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Teaching trust to exit special measures after four years


    An NHS hospital trust in special measures for the last four years – longer than any other provider – has finally made sufficient improvement to be lifted out of the regime.

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    Waiting list over 4 million for a second month


    Waiting times remained stubbornly close to 20 weeks at the end of July, the 17th consecutive breach of the 18 week target

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    HSJ Local

    Hospital trusts set out merger plans


    Struggling Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust and neighbouring Ipswich Hospital Trust are likely next week to approve plans to merge.

  • Andrew Morris

    Trust chiefs staying a little longer in post - but 'need more support'


    Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.

  • Colchester Hospital

    Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare


    The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

  • Breast cancer radiology

    Exclusive: 18 'high calibre' leads appointed to major NHS improvement programme


    Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.

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    HSJ Local

    Cancer services hit by raft of senior resignations


    Three senior oncology resignations create ‘significant risk’ at Mid Essex The three Essex acute trusts launch wider review of cancer provision across their health economy Trust has ‘stabilised’ service in ‘the short term with agency locums’ A general hospital’s oncology department has been hit by ...

  • Basildon Hospital

    Hospital group launches review over 'higher than expected' mortality


    South Essex trusts launch mortality review to address ‘higher than expected’ rates Basildon also carries out review following ‘sustained rise’ since 2014-15 ‘nadir’ Group MD ‘not concerned’ by Basildon rise, but warns group improvement will ‘take time’ Three Essex acute trusts establishing a new “group” ...

  • cyber security

    Cyber attack disruption will drag into sixth day


    At least five trusts cancelled some appointments on Tuesday One said it was cancelling activity on Wednesday Many are still in the process of recovering IT systems Many of the trusts most severely disrupted by Friday’s cyber attack are expecting to resume most patient services ...

  • Barts Health NHS Trust

    Operations and services disrupted as cyber attack fallout persists


    Patients warned of further disruption and cancellations as group of large providers grapple with cyber attack fallout Jeremy Hunt says it is “encouraging” that there had not yet been a “second spike” of attacks Government’s COBRA committee meeting on Monday evening to discuss further action ...

  • Barts Health NHS Trust

    Revealed: The seven hospitals struggling to recover from ransomware attack


    Seven trusts receiving national support following cyber attack are named Security experts warn it is likely there will be more organisations affected at ‘significant scale’ Concerns focused on primary care The seven hospitals which are receiving special support from national organisations in the wake of ...

  • Colchester Hospital

    Four in five trusts spent over a year in special measures


    Fewer than one in five trusts removed from quality special measures within 12 months Initial expectation was trusts would come out within 12 months Ten trusts have spent two years or more in the regime Mike Richards says: ”What is most important is that the right ...

  • Great Western Hospital

    Revealed: 70 hospitals awarded share of £100m A&E pot


    Seventy trusts allocated £56m between them out of £100m funding for A E Winners include Salford Royal and smaller trusts like The Princess Alexandra Seventy hospitals have been allocated a share of a £56m tranche from the £100m of capital funding ringfenced in the budget for ...

  • Whistle

    Revealed: CQC inspects 40 providers after whistleblower concerns


    Whisteblowing complaints to the CQC resulted in 15 NHS and 25 independent providers having an inspection instigated or bought forward Twenty per cent of private providers and 9 per cent of NHS providers subject to a complaint had an inspection unexpectedly scheduled Between 1 April 2016 and ...

  • Beds

    NHS bed occupancy hits record high


    Latest NHS bed occupancy rates are highest ever recorded for a third quarter since data collections began in 2010 HSJ analysis reveals hospital trusts with highest occupancy Six acute trusts had general and acute bed occupancy rates over 99 per cent The latest NHS bed ...

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    Mapped: Cost of backlog hospital repairs facing every STP area


    HSJ analysis reveals extent of backlog maintenance issues in each health economy High levels of outstanding repairs and refurbishment work are likely to be one indicator of where services need to be reconfigured and centralised But many areas will struggle to address the problems due to continuing ...

  • 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 ...

  • Nick Hulme

    STP to appoint new chair


    Suffolk STP footprint searching for chair days before submission deadline for plans Nick Hulme to remain as STP’s senior responsible officer Chair deemed necessary in light of Mr Hulme’s role as chief executive of two trusts in the patch The Suffolk and north east Essex ...