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Prisoners face 'year-long' waits for hospital beds

Prisoners are waiting for as long as a year to access secure beds in psychiatric hospitals, despite guidance stating they should be transferred within 14 days.

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Pay deal row erupts between government and NHS England

A row has broken out between the government and NHS England over £50m funding for NHS staff pay.

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Inadequate CCG making 'good progress' after scathing review

An inadequate-rated clinical commissioning group, which was heavily criticised in a review of its governance, leadership and operations, is now making “good progress” on addressing its problems, a follow-up report has said.

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Mental health trusts reporting high levels of violence

Mental health trusts are continuing to experience higher than average incidences of violence against staff, the NHS staff survey has shown.

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Exclusive: Trusts 'limiting access' to psychosis services

Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.

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New Year honours for hospital bosses and NHS England staff

Hospital chief executives and senior NHS England staff were among those named in the New Year’s Honours list.

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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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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help

Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Care of Older People

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Five-trust consortium to repatriate high risk patients

A consortium of mental health trusts has created a new central team to bring back out of area patients and manage beds for the footprint.

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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers

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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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70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

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Ten per cent increase in CAMHS beds confirmed

More than 130 new child and adolescent mental health beds have been commissioned as part of national plans to expand capacity by 10 per cent by 2019.

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New company to take 'aggressive' approach to foundation trust estate

A London foundation trust has established a subsidiary company to rationalise its estate and encourage a more commercial approach to generating revenue and capital receipts from its 125 sites.

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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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Revealed: How much NHS trusts made from land sales

Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.

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CCG abandons controversial rationing plan after trust's warning

Commissioners have abandoned plans to restrict access to hearing aids after a foundation trust warned they could be breaching their legal duties.

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Trust warns CCG over 'incredibly damaging' rationing proposals

A foundation trust is warning commissioners they risk breaching their legal duties by rationing hearing aids.