A region’s first specialist children’s hospital – combining physical and mental health services – may be opened in 2023 now the government has approved up to £100m for the long-planned project, the lead chief executive has told HSJ.
A trust in special measures has delayed a board discussion on plans to move cancer patients to a neighbouring hospital 40 miles away, amid patient safety concerns from senior clinicians.
Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.
Health secretary Matt Hancock has said the NHS must stop responding to perceived service or project failures by firing NHS trust chief executives.
A Shelford Group trust is seeking further financial support from the Department of Health and Social Care after forecasting a deficit of almost £100m.
Norfolk and Waveney sustainability and transformation partnership is drawing up plans for a major stroke reconfiguration which involves partnering with a neighbouring trauma centre, HSJ has learned.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
A hospital has decided against rolling out emergency proposals discussed today to suspending cancer and urgent operations but it could postpone routine operations because of significant staff shortages.
A Shelford Group trust chief executive has been appointed interim lead of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, HSJ has learned.
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North West Anglia Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of Stephen Graves.
North West Anglia Foundation Trust chief executive Stephen Graves is to retire, with interviews for his replacement taking place this week.
Royal Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust’s protracted move to a new £165m site has been further delayed after the trust raised concerns about “combustible cladding” on the new site.
Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust has signed a £107m contract with Northern Ireland company to provide IT support services.
An acute and community trust has launched a long-awaited £42m overhaul of its electronic patient record systems which will “revolutionise” the way care is delivered by staff to patients.
A government decision on the future of a privately financed major acute hospital that was hit by Carillion’s collapse is not expected until autumn.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group’s “deeply concerning” problems “are among the broadest and deepest set of issues facing any CCG we have worked with”, according to a highly critical external review.
Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.
The British Medical Association has said a case where junior doctors have been awarded over £200,000 in backdated pay should send a “clear message” to other trusts to act on staffing concerns promptly.