Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust – Page 12

  • Piles of pound coins

    Revealed: Trusts counting on back-loaded savings


    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

    Analysis: The biggest providers of specialised services


    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


    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

    Four trusts given power to lead hospital chains


    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


    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

    CQC: Night staff should be allowed rests to ensure safety


    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 ...

  • hospital

    Exclusive: Patients at risk as doctors forced to work without rest at night


    Hundreds of junior doctors respond to survey revealing they are actively discouraged from sleeping at night Evidence-based guidelines produced in 2006 recommended doctors be allowed to nap to safeguard patients Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT sleep specialist says the issue affects all staff working at night and ...

  • Ben clover expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    London Eye: Chain-gang


    What is going on in England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

  • Cardiac surgery

    Three trusts set to lose specialist heart surgery


    NHS England announces winners and losers in which trusts provide congenital heart defect services Central Manchester, Royal Brompton and Leicester set to have work transferred to other sites Swathe of trust to cease “occasional” procedures after NHS England sets out new standards Work follows 15 years ...

  • Dr henrietta hughes 3x2

    CQC hires new whistleblowing guardian


    Henrietta Hughes, a GP, is appointed as nation whistleblowing guardian Follows quick departure of the previous recruit The Care Quality Commission has appointed a new whistleblowing guardian, after the first recruit resigned within two months in post.

  • Mary Seacole

    The legacy of Mary Seacole


    Coming after Brexit, a tribute to the pioneering black nurse should offer inspiration in the ongoing battles against racism

  • Ben clover expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    London Eye: Suspension, validation and a surprise admonishment


    What is going on in England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

  • St George’s Hospital

    Exclusive: 'Relationship breakdown' at teaching trust could threaten patient safety


    “Breakdown in relationships” between St George’s vascular and interventional radiology teams risked causing harm to patients External review found standards of behaviour “far below” what was expected Senior consultant suspended by trust on Tuesday St George’s has asked Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT to help it ...

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

    High performing trust bosses asked to 'peer review' others


    NHS Improvement has asked 30 providers to take part in governance reviews at other trusts A number of specific reviews to be commissioned in coming months Reviews will be supported by external consultants Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to ...

  • Surgery

    Revealed: 2016 winners of the HSJ Value Awards


    Surgery Celebrating the achievements of organisations that provide oustanding value in healthcare

  • F37 ww8
    HSJ Knowledge

    The continence challenge may finally be met


    Continence services have been neglected but NHS England guidance has raised hopes that action time has arrived

  • Money pay coins

    Revealed: The capital projects deferred in 'undignified scramble'


    £270m of deferred spending identified, much of which relates to projects such as building maintenance, IT infrastructure and the purchase of new equipment. Twenty biggest transfers listed. Download full details of the capital-to-revenue transfers identified Sources told HSJ they are seriously concerned that key capital projects ...

  • Blood pathology
    HSJ Local

    Kent vascular services likely to be centralised


    STRUCTURE: Inpatient specialist vascular services in Kent are likely to move to one site following a review by NHS England.

  • Surgery

    Analysis: The child heart surgery hospitals still to meet the new standards


    Five out of 11 hospitals said they are working to meet the new standards in the agreed five year timescale Providers asked to submit a self-assessment of existing congenital heart disease services Proposals for future care models “fall significantly short” and “represent a real safety risk” ...

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham FT

    Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full


    This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.