Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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£920k payout in warring surgeons case

A clinical director was dismissed from his job at a district general hospital after a subordinate raised concerns about him performing “unsafe” private work, a tribunal has revealed.

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Tens of millions in STP tech funding held back

More than £35m of central tech funding for NHS providers was held back last year, with at least one region losing out after local organisations failed to reach a financial deal.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the highest and lowest levels of discrimination

The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.

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Up to eight trusts to share pathology system

Pathologists in one of England’s most advanced health economies have launched a procurement for a common IT system across laboratories at up to eight NHS trusts.

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Trusts' A&E performance goes sub 50 per cent as NHS hits new low

NHS performance against the four hour accident and emergency target hit its lowest level in 15 years in March, with two trusts sinking below 50 per cent.

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A&E performance hits all time low after 'most pressured month ever'

Performance against the four hour accident and emergency target dipped again in February to 85 per cent – its worst since records began – according to official data published this morning.

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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.

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Analysed: National A&E performance equals worst ever month

Accident and emergency performance against the four hour target in December fell to 85 per cent, equalling the worst month on record – with one trust only achieving 40 per cent at its major “type one” site.

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Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

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Exclusive: More than 50 trusts yet to carry out post-Grenfell fire checks

More than 50 NHS trusts have confirmed they have not had a fire service inspection since the Grenfell Tower disaster – despite all providers being ordered to arrange them just days after the fire.

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A&E to be downgraded in major overhaul of hospital services

Commissioners have given the green light to an overhaul of NHS services in an accountable care system that will see two acute hospitals split into emergency and elective centres.

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Waiting list over 4 million for a second month

Waiting times remained stubbornly close to 20 weeks at the end of July, the 17th consecutive breach of the 18 week target

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation

NHS England, specialised commissioning (medicines optimisation clinical reference group): National Dose Standardisation for Chemotherapy

Acute services in Dorset are set to change following a review of clinical services.

Leading 'ACS' to ask competition regulator to overturn restrictions

Two foundation trusts whose merger was blocked by competition regulators in a landmark decision are planning to ask for restrictions to be removed or revised.

Dorset County Hospital

Whole STP buys shared care record in likely first

Dorset will become one of the first areas to deploy an STP-wide shared care record, after signing a deal with Orion Healthcare.

Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Revealed: Only three trusts hit 'reset' A&E targets

Just three hospital trusts have hit their lowered targets for accident and emergency performance, the latest data reveals.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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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.

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Deep South: A trio of inspection reports

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: Resetting the South West

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell