Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


NHS consortium withholds money from major IT firm

A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.

Contract 3x2

In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

Lord Carter

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.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Trouble-hit vanguard imaging system faces more problems

An East Midlands hospital trust has delayed the rollout of the troubled East Midlands Radiology consortium imaging system until next year amid ongoing performance concerns.


Backlog of 30,000 reports after vanguard IT system failure

The rollout of a multimillion pound vanguard project imaging system to University Hospitals Leicester Trust led to a 30,000 backlog in image reports, HSJ has learned.

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Patient images sent by taxi after £30m IT system breaks down

Doctors have been forced to send images from patient scans on DVDs in taxis to neighbouring hospitals after a £30m IT system failed across eight hospitals.

Barnsley Hospital

'Status quo is not an option' as seven trusts agree joint working deal

Seven trusts in an acute care vanguard have ruled out a merger as part of a joint working agreement to reconfigure services.


Hospital trust creates primary care company

Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust has created a new arm’s length limited company to provide GP services to more than 30,000 patients in Chesterfield and north east Derbyshire.

Weston General Hospital

Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed

Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough of them to do their jobs properly, according to the latest NHS staff survey.

Breast cancer radiology

Patient safety fears after trust moves to radiology consortium

Cancer patients may have been harmed by a large backlog of diagnostic scans at a Midlands hospital which has been ongoing since at least September, it has emerged.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.


Commissioners plan children's surgery shake-up

Two district hospitals would stop providing hyper-acute stroke care and reduce access to paediatric surgery under a proposed shake up of services in Yorkshire.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

'Caretaker' trust wins 15 year GP services contract

Chesterfield Royal Foundation Trust

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital trust takes on fourth GP practice

STRUCTURE: Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust has taken on the management of a fourth GP practice.

Andrew Cash

Seven trusts combine leadership to accelerate vanguard changes

Seven trusts will cede authority over decision making on some services to a new federation board, designed to be the main driver of transforming acute care services serving 2.3 million people.

Dame Julie Moore

Trust chiefs declare support for 'brave' EU staff following Brexit vote

Senior NHS leaders for organisations across the service have sought to reassure employees in the wake of the vote for the UK to leave the EU, and have restated their policies for zero tolerance towards racist abuse.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield trust chief switches to fellow vanguard

APPOINTMENT: The chief executive of a specialist children’s hospital is leaving to lead a neighbouring acute foundation trust.

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Analysis: The trusts where patient experience declined the most last year

HSJ analysis has identified the trusts which saw the biggest net deterioration year on year in the 2015 national inpatient experience survey.

Gavin Boyle

New chief executive for Derby FT named

APPOINTMENT: Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed Gavin Boyle as its new chief executive.

Breast cancer radiology

Acute care vanguard awarded nearly £1m transformation funding

FINANCE: A consortium of seven East Midlands acute trusts has been awarded £960,000 to support its work as a vanguard site developing a new model for radiology services.