Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Trust chair to step down early

The chair of a financially challenged trust is to step down after less than three years.

Andrew Morris

Hospital boss and US health chief join NHSI board

A former hospital boss and US health chief are among four new non-executive directors appointed to the board of NHS Improvement this morning.

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Trust meets financial target after 'technical fix' to stock levels

A leading acute trust met its financial control total for the second month of the year after a “technical fix” to its stock levels.

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HSIB to roll out maternity investigations across England by March 2019

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.

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'Outstanding' trust investigates 10 never events

An outstanding rated trust had 10 never events in 2017-18 – including four involving wrong site surgery.

Jacob West

Spreading vanguard models won’t happen by edict: A national perspective

Successfully spreading vanguard new care models would require multiple methods, and for national bodies to give primacy to systems rather than individual providers or commissioners. By Jacob West

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How much could private units contribute to NHS financial recovery?

While there are undoubtedly opportunities for private patient units, careful market due diligence needs to be undertaken and the optimal strategy needs to be considered to make them more lucrative. By Hugh Risebrow

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Hunt tells PM: Deserving NHS chiefs are missing out on honours

Jeremy Hunt has written to the prime minister calling for an overhaul of the honours system to help reward leaders who take on challenged NHS trusts, HSJ has been told.

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Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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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.

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NHS Improvement seeks Treasury cash for wave of trust takeovers

NHS Improvement and the Treasury have discussed proposals for “transaction funding” to support a new wave of takeovers of underperforming trusts by other organisations, HSJ can reveal.

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Four trusts looking into pharmacy joint venture

Trusts in Berkshire and Surrey are looking at creating a pharmacy joint venture modelled on their existing pathology service.

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Director takes chief executive job at trust

Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust has appointed an interim chief executive while it searches for a permanent replacement.

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New chief executive for 'outstanding' hospital trust revealed

Frimley Health Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive to take over from Sir Andrew Morris, the longest serving chief executive in the NHS.

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The Commissioner: Turning up the heat on ACSs

What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable insight for commissioners, by Dave West.

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Exclusive: NHS regulators face scrutiny in new Kirkup inquiry

A new inquiry by Bill Kirkup into the death of a baby girl 16 years ago will examine the role of NHS regulators and national bodies whose inaction led to a “regulatory gap”, HSJ can reveal.

Amie Day

Roundtable: How telehealth can help with home care

Telemonitoring is providing a new way of caring for long-term patients while making more efficient use of NHS resources

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Cowper’s Cut: The way out

The job of an NHS chief executive is a political job – so too is the departure from that job. Andy Cowper on the exit of two high profile NHS managers

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'Great' trust chief executive announces retirement

One of the top acute chief executives in the NHS has announced his retirement this afternoon.