Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Winners of 2018 HSJ Value Awards revealed

The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients

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Excellence awards should be withheld at failing trusts, CQC said

The Care Quality Commission said clinical excellence awards should be routinely withheld from senior medics at trusts in special measures, according to documents obtained by HSJ.

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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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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London trusts to lose £300m after tariff change

NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.

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The long-term plan's ambitions are credible and deliverable

There are many reasons to be cautious about whether the long-term plan can be delivered but there is hope that the NHS can rise to the challenge it has been set, writes Chris Ham

Rob findlay

England's waiting list still too big

The waiting list should be shrinking at this time of year, but it isn’t. In better news, the number of one year waiters is coming down.

Marianne Griffiths

Trust leaps from 'inadequate' to 'good' following leadership change

There is no “silver bullet” to improve failing trusts, the chief executive of the latest NHS trust to jump from an “inadequate” to “good” Care Quality Commission rating has said.

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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Hospital contacts 1,000 patients and staff over TB outbreak

A teaching hospital has had to contact more than 1,000 staff and patients after a “unique, unexpected transmission” of tuberculosis between a patient, a staff member and another patient.

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Regulators tell county to look again at centralising stroke services

Stroke services in West Sussex could be reorganised – two years after plans were halted because of fears they would impact on other hospitals outside the county.

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Chief exec made an example by centre gets new trust role

A chief executive who left his hospital job a year ago as part of a government performance crackdown has been appointed to lead a London trust.

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Two acute trusts defy NHSI pathology plans

Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.

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'Fantasy' trust debts overtake PFI liabilities

A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.

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More money, not yet enough people: it’s time to get creative

Thinking differently about how we engage our workforce is key to addressing some of the major obstacles we’re facing in cancer care, writes Jane Maher

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Trusts appoint new joint chair

The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.

Marianne Griffiths

Coastal trust out of financial special measures

A large teaching hospital has come out of financial special measures despite ending the last financial year with a £56m deficit.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Best Patient Safety Initiative in A&E

Winner Healthy London Partnership and Metropolitan Police Service: Handover process for voluntary mental health patients in emergency departments

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Changing Culture

Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach

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Trust loses £26m arbitration with commissioners

A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.