East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Rob findlay

Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

Salford royal

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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Leadership Q&A: East and North Hertfordshire Trust

Nick Carver, chief executive of East and North Hertfordshire Trust, explains how the role of chief operating officer will inspire the operational and clinical teams to make changes in the pathways and services of the organisation

rob findlay

Waiting times steady despite slowdown in admissions

Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.

Deborah fielding

STP appoints third leader in two years

Tom Cahill, chief executive of Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust, has stepped down as leader of his regional STP after 15 months in the post.

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Trust fined £600,000 for late payments of supplier

A £412m turnover hospital trust has been fined more than £600,000 over the late payment of a supplier in the last three financial years.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed

Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

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CCGs demand patients lose weight or face indefinite wait for surgery

People in Hertfordshire who smoke or are obese face indefinite waits for routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight, commissioners have decided as they try to save £68m this financial year.

Andrew Morris

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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Exclusive: One in five trusts did not make critical security updates before cyberattack

More than one in five trusts failed to properly apply security updates that would have protected them against the worst cyberattack in NHS history.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Acute Service Redesign

Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Children & Young People Acute pathway (PAU)

Barts Health NHS Trust

Operations and services disrupted as cyber attack fallout persists

Several major NHS acute hospitals have been forced into a fresh wave of cancellations of operations, appointments and other services as the health service grappled with the continued fallout of Friday’s cyber attack.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Revealed: The seven hospitals struggling to recover from ransomware attack

Seven trusts receiving national support following cyber attack are named

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Updated: 48 trusts hit by ransomware attack

Multiple hospital trusts and other NHS organisations are suffering significant IT systems problems following a major ransomware attack.

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NHS trust replacing qualified nurses with nursing associates

The Royal College of Nursing has criticised plans by an NHS trust to replace more than 20 registered nurse posts with nursing associates.

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Exclusive: Trusts get £187m incentive payments despite plans slipping

Forty NHS trusts set to miss their financial targets have received almost £200m from the national fund intended to reward trusts for good performance.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

NHS finances: The best and worst performing trusts in quarter three

HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.

Lister Hospital

Trust set to miss financial target by £20m

East and North Hertfordshire Trust has reported a steep deterioration in its finances and is now forecast to end the financial year with a £28m deficit.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

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.