Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The duty of candour: a timely reminder to providers

Joanna Sharr explores the Care Quality Commission’s criminal enforcement powers if a provider fails to comply with the duty of candour

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London Eye: Waxing of the merger moon

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Clive Kay

New chief executive for £1bn+ trust

One of the NHS’s biggest hospital trusts has appointed a new chief executive.

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London Eye: Fat and rich?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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CQC issues first of its kind penalty

The Care Quality Commission has, for the first time, fined a trust for failing to comply with its duty of candour.

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London Eye: New year, new appointments

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ian Renwick

Some DGH chiefs paid more than CEOs at largest trusts

Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.

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HSJ Awards 2018: Improvement in Emergency and Urgent Care

Children and young people account for 30 per cent of emergency department attendances in Bradford. But in 70 per cent of these cases, the patient is discharged after an initial observation – only five per cent are eventually admitted to a hospital bed. This means that the majority of children ...

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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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Patients 'pressurised' into treatment to hit cancer target

Some prostate cancer patients are “pressurised into receiving treatment within 62 days” even where it is deemed unnecessary, according to evidence within a new report.

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Waiting times blow out to 22 weeks as elective admissions falter

Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay

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Long waits soar as hospitals struggle to admit

Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.

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Trusts reveal plans to centralise services after GIRFT review

Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.

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In depth: Trusts respond to vascular GIRFT review

HSJ approached all the trusts that were at or beneath the threshold for one or more of the GIRFT vascular activity measures. Many gave candid descriptions of their issues and what they planned to do, or had done, about them.

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RTT admission rates collapse

Admissions per working day fell dramatically, to the lowest January level ever recorded, as the NHS followed central guidance to shut down routine care and release beds for emergency admissions. One year waiters – a key goal for next year’s plans – went up again and exceeded 2,000 for the ...

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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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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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Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.

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Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

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Waiting times steady despite slowdown in admissions

Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.