Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

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Preferred bidder named for controversial £450m contract

A London trust has been named as the preferred bidder for a £450m community services contract that has been criticised for not offering enough money to meet its service obligations.

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Second trust pulls out of community services tender

A second NHS trust has withdrawn its bid for a £450m community services contract in west London because it could not get under the cost cap.

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Standalone community trusts meet safe staffing plans more often

One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.

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CCG tenders £450m community services contract

Commissioners have tendered a £450m contract for community services in west London, which has sparked apparent interest from at least two NHS trusts and private provider Virgin Care.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Organisation of the Year

Winner Central London Community Healthcare Trust: Simply the best, every time

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Community trust director to lead acute hospital

The chief operating officer of a community trust has taken up her first chief executive post at a small district general hospital.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Trusts without borders

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

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2018: Property and Estates Management Service of the Year

WINNER: Plan B Solutions Ltd: Half a Billion Pounds - Grasping the First Nettle

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2018: Recruitment Services Provider of the Year

WINNER: Bank Partners (Part of the Independent Clinical Services Group): Reduction of Agency Spend at the Royal London Hospital (part of Barts Health Trust)

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Revealed: Trusts performing worst against race equality target

Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.

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CCGs spend millions on consultancy for stalled reconfiguration

Commissioners in north west London spent £36m on consultancy firms over the last four financial years – including millions on service redesign recently stalled by NHS Improvement.

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London Eye: Rumblings in south west London

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

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Teaching hospital loses community contracts

A London teaching hospital trust has lost multimillion community services contracts.

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Trust chiefs staying a little longer in post - but 'need more support'

Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Care of Older People

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust: A Safer Approach to Ethical Feeding Decisions

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Improving Safety in Medicines Management

Care UK: Care UK – HMP Stafford – Repeat Prescriptions Management

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Exclusive: Third of community hospitals miss staffing targets for two years

Nearly a third of NHS trusts running community hospitals have not met their targets for nurse staffing levels on wards for the past two years, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Two-thirds of London trusts lack own procurement director

Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.

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Revealed: 23 trusts chosen for new Carter review

More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Zone four and beyond

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