Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
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
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.
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.
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.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
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.
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.
Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.
More than one in five trusts failed to properly apply security updates that would have protected them against the worst cyberattack in NHS history.
Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Children & Young People Acute pathway (PAU)
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.
Seven trusts receiving national support following cyber attack are named
Multiple hospital trusts and other NHS organisations are suffering significant IT systems problems following a major ransomware attack.
The Royal College of Nursing has criticised plans by an NHS trust to replace more than 20 registered nurse posts with nursing associates.
Forty NHS trusts set to miss their financial targets have received almost £200m from the national fund intended to reward trusts for good performance.
HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.
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.