Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Improving Environmental and Social Sustainability

The team at Sheffield used sustainable measures to reduce food wastage and improve healthy consumption.

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.

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Trust subsidiary companies are not 'VAT scam', minister says

Hospital trusts have set up 39 wholly owned subsidiary companies to run parts of their estate and back office functions.

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.

Barnsley Hospital

'Status quo is not an option' as seven trusts agree joint working deal

Seven trusts in an acute care vanguard have ruled out a merger as part of a joint working agreement to reconfigure services.

The use of information technology to drive value in clinical services

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: The Use of Information Technology to Drive Value in Clinical Services

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: HANDi Paediatric: smart phone app integrating care for common childhood conditions through home, primary care and into hospital

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Jeremy Hunt warned over deaths risk after scan results missed

A coroner has called on the health secretary to examine a trust’s systems for reviewing scans after a patient died of an aneurysm that was spotted but not acted upon for four years.


New chief executive for Midlands trust revealed

The Dudley Group Foundation Trust has appointed Diane Wake as its new chief executive.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.


Commissioners plan children's surgery shake-up

Two district hospitals would stop providing hyper-acute stroke care and reduce access to paediatric surgery under a proposed shake up of services in Yorkshire.

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Seven trusts combine leadership to accelerate vanguard changes

Seven trusts will cede authority over decision making on some services to a new federation board, designed to be the main driver of transforming acute care services serving 2.3 million people.

St James's University Hospital

Revealed: Trusts borrow millions to pay for redundancies and beds

Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.


Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential

By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.

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Special report: Online auctions get the best prices

Suppliers bid to provide a group of trusts with a standardised product

Savings must be found without any additional transitional finance to help establish new services

Revealed: 11 trusts whose DH bailouts were converted to loans

The Department of Health obliged some of the most seriously troubled hospitals in the NHS to receive their bailouts in the form of ‘loans’ last year, DH figures show.


Nurturing leadership can go deeper

Delving below the tip of the iceberg


Exclusive: Bailouts top £870m as trusts struggle to pay bills

The Department of Health issued £874m in bailouts to trusts in 2014-15, HSJ can reveal.

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GPs sign access and training deal with CCG

COMMISSIONING: GPs in Barnsley have universally signed up to a contract with their local clinical commissioning group requiring them to increase access to services and train their staff.

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Physical activity pilot to be extended

COMMERCIAL: Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group plans to continue funding pilot physical activity programmes after a review showed there were a range of patient benefits - including better sleep, higher energy levels and improved pain management.