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  • Bank balance
    News

    Two-thirds of London trusts lack own procurement director

    2017-05-12T07:00:00Z

    Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.

  • Amanda Pritchard
    HSJ Local

    'Outstanding' hospital granted semi-autonomy from trust

    2017-04-10T09:44:00Z

    Evelina London will be in control of its own £185m budget New 18-bed cardiac ward and a 10-bed high dependency unit to open in January 2018 Extension will make the hospital “significantly bigger than twice the size” it is now A top teaching trust has ...

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    HSJ Local

    Cancer network to move treatment into the community

    2017-04-10T07:00:00Z

    Non-surgical cancer treatment to be shifted into community settings Cancer network is waiting to hear if it has been granted £6.5m from NHS England Redesigned clinical pathways have so far yielded mixed results Three London trusts have agreed to redesign their cancer services to try ...

  • Doctors meeting
    News

    GMC warns against 'unreasonable withdrawal' over IR35

    2017-04-07T12:49:00Z

    The General Medical Council has warned that any locum doctors engaging in “unreasonable withdrawal” from work could exacerbate pressure on health services and potentially risk patient safety.

  • 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.

  • Lord Carter2
    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 ...