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Ex-Barking chief moves to troubled Midlands trust

A chief executive who left a London hospital trust amid financial failure will take the helm of one of the West Midlands’ most troubled trusts.

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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Exclusive: The highest paid interim managers

An investigation has revealed some of the highest interim manager payments by NHS trusts, including a chief operating officer who cost his trust the equivalent of £700,000 per year.

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New senior operations team for troubled acute trust

A trust recovering from serious problems with its accident and emergency services has appointed a new chief operating officer and medical director.

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NHS warned of 'crippling' PFI charges over the next decade

The NHS has been warned of “crippling” finance charges from its PFI contracts over the next decade, when aggregate repayments on the deals will reach their peak.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: Leaked report cites concerns over 'arrogant' consultants

An external investigation has dismissed claims that executive directors bullied the medical consultants at a troubled acute trust – and instead cited concerns that some of the consultant body were “covering up poor clinical practices”.

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Barking trust brings in ex-British Airways boss

An NHS trust with severe financial challenges has appointed a former British Airways boss as its chief financial officer.

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Hospital trust requests £100m government cash support

A financially troubled acute trust has requested around £100m of cash support to maintain its operations in 2018-19.

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New chief executive for London trust

A London hospital trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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Medical director who challenged consultants agrees secondment deal

The medical director of a troubled acute trust who tried to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” by consultants has left the organisation on secondment, HSJ has learned.

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Private emergency care centre in special measures

A privately run emergency and urgent care centre at an Essex hospital has been put into special measures by the Care Quality Commission after it rated the service inadequate.

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Barking: the unanswered questions

The financial meltdown at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trusts has aroused huge interest and no little concern from HSJ readers, both in the capital and from senior figures across the country.

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CEO failed to 'grasp severity' of trust's financial crisis

A review into financial governance failures at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust recommended its chief executive be removed. It also made multiple criticisms of the board.

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Medical director's position may be 'unsustainable' after tackling 'inappropriate' consultants

It may be “unsustainable” for a trust’s medical director to remain in post after he sought to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” among its medical consultants, a review has found.

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Chief executive steps down amid financial concerns

The chief executive of a troubled acute trust has stepped down amid continuing concerns over its financial performance.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Cancer Care

Winner Belfast Health and Social Care Trust: Improving the safety of chemotherapy prescribing through implementation of a standardised electronic assessment proforma

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Education and Training

Winner Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Continuous improvement training – creating an army of problem solvers

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Palliative Care

Winner Velindre Trust: Improving palliative pathways by developing a rapid access radiographer led service