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Dave west expert briefing

The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Just one trust has 50pc BME board share

Only one trust has as many black and minority ethnic board members as white, and 96 trusts say they have no BME board directors at all, new data has revealed.

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Many mental health trusts are too small, says top CEO

Many mental health trusts are too small and risk being “left on the side” in system integration plans, a leading chief executive has warned.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.

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Government hits back in clinical waste row

The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety (public)

Winner Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust: Body worn video on mental health wards

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ICS launches two new eating disorder teams

An integrated care system has set up two new community eating disorder teams as part of regional two year devolved commissioning pilot.

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Trust recruits new chief executive from neighbour

A mental health and community trust has appointed a new chief executive following its previous leader announcing early retirement.

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Exclusive: Trust chiefs form joint committee across STP

Mental health leaders are creating a joint committee to standardise pathways and improve service quality across their sustainability and transformation partnership, HSJ can reveal.

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STP moves towards shared control total

Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.

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Trust chief executive announces retirement

The leader of a mental health and community trust has announced she will retire at the end of April for family reasons.

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Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Changing Culture

Cygnet Health Care: Self Harm to Together Healing Programme

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Clinical Governance and Risk Management in Patient Safety

Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust: Optimising patient outcomes following routine cataract surgery; lessons learnt from an unexpected case series of adverse events

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Specialist Services

LPFT North East Lincolnshire CAMHS Service: Crisis and Intensive Home Treatment Team

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Trusts urged to 'prove critics wrong' with deficit reduction

Technical accounting measures and “a material number of land sales” have helped NHS trusts improve their forecast deficit for this year.

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Trust names new operations and nursing director

A mental health and community trust has confirmed its interim director of operations and nursing will take up the board position permanently.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Mental health and community trust appoints new chief exec

A mental health and community trust has appointed its deputy chief executive and operations director to its top job.