A serious incident has been declared at a trust after a backlog in scans delayed five patients’ cancer diagnosis.
The NHS has recorded its worst first quarter accident and emergency performance since records started, data released this morning revealed.
An integrated care trust received the lowest score in England from the inpatient survey, partly down to people’s experience of being discharged.
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Clinical commissioning groups in London are planning mergers that would form the two largest CCGs in England.
A trust and clinical commissioning group today launched a plan to appoint a joint chief executive across both organisations.
Below is a breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
NHS performance against the four-hour accident and emergency target hit a record low in January on both the overall and type 1 category for major emergency departments.
The trust with the worst elective waiting times performance is outsourcing work to other NHS trusts and a private provider, and restricting out-of-area referrals.
Junior doctors have worked beyond their contracted terms and conditions more than 63,000 times since 2015, resulting in fines worth more than £250,000, HSJ can reveal today.
NHS trusts must review their practice “straight away” after a Supreme Court judgement yesterday extended their duty of care to information given to patients by clerical staff.
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.
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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The chief executive of a London hospital trust is to retire in September.
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.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.