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  • Doctors meeting
    News

    NHS in 'Mexican standoff' with locums due to new tax rules

    2017-04-04T15:22:00Z

    New tax regulations for off-payroll staff come into force on Thursday Some locums and temporary staff are refusing to work at NHS trusts Trusts face “Hobson’s choice” over locums’ pay demands, says finance director Medical director says NHS “must hold the line” on pay cap ...

  • Dark hospital corridor
    HSJ Local

    New drive to make sure trust staff sleep on night shifts

    2017-03-17T11:56:00Z

    All 15,000 staff at Guys and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust encouraged to take their breaks Campaign based on research evidence link to patient harm from fatigue Staff can benefit from a 20 minute nap at night and reduce clinical errors All 15,000 staff at one ...

  • Front of Medway Maritime Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Original special measures trust exits regime

    2017-03-17T00:01:00Z

    Medway FT now rated requires improvement, and good for being caring, effective and well led CQC praises “strong leadership and clear communication” Improvements need to be made in urgent and emergency services, surgery and critical care A hospital which was previously ranked as one of ...

  • Weston General Hospital
    News

    Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed

    2017-03-08T13:09:00Z

    Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough staff at their trust to do their job Midwives, consultants and nurses complain of staff shortages in latest survery Best performing acute trust on this measure was Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh FT Almost half of ...

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    News

    Hospital group pioneer says more trusts are seeking partnerships

    2017-02-27T07:00:00Z

    Collaboration gives “the advantages of scale that come with merger and acquisition without the downsides” Major teaching hospital wants to share its 1300 consultants “across a wider network of hospitals” District hospital retains its own board, own chief executive and full responsiblity for patient safety District general ...

  • Mobile phone
    HSJ Knowledge

    Get the support to self-manage with specialist nurses

    2017-02-15T07:00:00Z

    The support of a specialist nurse can equip IBD patients to better manage their condition, thereby reducing dependency on hospital services

  • scanner
    News

    Private provider to rent space from NHS trust for 25 years

    2017-02-14T07:00:00Z

    £38m dedicated cancer unit will occupy top four floors of Guy’s and St Thomas’ new cancer centre Negotiations underway to offer NHS patients access to private robotics theatre American hospital firm to rent the facilities on a 25 year lease A major teaching trust in ...

  • Alexandra Hammond
    Comment

    Acute lack of investment is starving healthcare estates

    2016-12-09T07:00:00Z

    Buildings and infrastructure in the healthcare sector are suffering a serious shortage of cash and need new financing models to break the deadlock.

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    News

    Major deal brings 'Amazon style' procurement to nearly 100 trusts

    2016-11-02T13:05:00Z

    New procurement platform could be a major step towards creating a single procurement catalogue across the NHS Exclusive partnership deal struck between NHS Shared Business Services, which serves 87 NHS trusts, and retail technology firm Virtualstock System already implemented by Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT, which was ...

  • The Christie
    News

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

    2016-10-21T13:37:00Z

    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 ...

  • Rebecca Kenny
    HSJ Knowledge

    Roundtable: Cutting the rate of surgical site wound infections

    2016-10-05T07:00:00Z

    A roundtable by HSJ and Nursing Times during the Patient Safety Congress focused on how to reduce the high toll on health and finances caused by complications in post-operative care

  • Ben clover expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    London Eye: A unit closed after a visit from the CQC

    2016-09-28T14:10:00Z

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

  • Ben clover expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    London Eye: Baby STPs

    2016-09-23T14:30:00Z

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

  • Lewisham hospital
    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: Frontrunners for elective centres revealed

    2016-09-22T07:00:00Z

    Commissioners have revealed the frontrunners to host elective centres in south east London.

  • Piles of pound coins
    News

    Revealed: Trusts counting on back-loaded savings

    2016-09-19T07:30:00Z

    NHS trusts will have to significantly improve “run-rates” to meet 2016-17 financial targets Plans assume significant efficiency savings can be delivered in the latter half of the year In many cases, those savings have not yet been identified, or there is a high level of risk that ...

  • Barts
    News

    Analysis: The biggest providers of specialised services

    2016-09-12T07:30:00Z

    HSJ analysis of NHS England data shows Barts Health Trust had largest increase in its specialised services income in 2015-16 University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust moves from fourth to ninth biggest specialised provider after cardiac transfer to Barts No evidence of significant consolidation of specialised services ...

  • St George’s Hospital
    HSJ Local

    RCS review: Infighting at teaching trust risked patient care

    2016-09-05T07:00:00Z

    WORKFORCE: Infighting between senior medics at two departments of a major teaching hospital could have put patients at risk, according to a report obtained by HSJ .

  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust
    News

    Four trusts given power to lead hospital chains

    2016-08-19T12:00:00Z

    NHS Improvement grants four high performing trusts the power to lead groups or chains of hospitals The foundation group leaders will be able to head up buddying, partnerships and federations of hospitals or begin mergers and acquisitions The accreditation aims to give the four trusts the power ...

  • A diabetes test
    HSJ Knowledge

    The collaborative approach to tackling diabetes

    2016-07-20T07:00:00Z

    A collaborative in south London gave participating trusts the tools and techniques to streamline patient pathways and improve services for type 1 diabetes sufferers

  • Dark hospital corridor
    News

    CQC: Night staff should be allowed rests to ensure safety

    2016-07-18T07:00:00Z

    CQC says NHS trusts must consider best practice guidelines on rest at night for hospital staff Inquest heard trainee at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital crashed his car after probably falling asleep following night shifts NHS trusts should comply with guidelines on allowing doctors and nurses to ...