Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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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

Andy Cowper

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.

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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: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Organisation

Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Western Sussex Patient First Programme

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Richards: Good leaders and staff engagement improve care despite pay restraint

Sir Mike Richards has said NHS staff “need to be properly rewarded”, but that quality improvement and “cultural change” can happen quickly under good leadership and staff engagement.

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Hospital rebuild plan depends on extra private patient income

The business case for a proposed hospital rebuild depends on its medical consultants carrying out more of their private work at the site, the trust’s board has heard.

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Trust's private unit ranked lowest for patient satisfaction

A prestigious London foundation trust has the lowest rating for patient satisfaction, new data on private healthcare reveals.

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Outstanding trust cuts public governors by nearly half

A trust rated outstanding has decided to cut its number of public of governors by nearly half “to be more effective” in delivering year one of its sustainability and transformation plan.

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First nine 'accountable care systems' revealed

NHS England has announced the nine areas most likely to evolve into “accountable care systems”.

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STPs clash over possible 'repatriation' of services

Two sustainability and transformation plan areas are in disagreement over a plan to reconfigure cardiovascular services, with one key provider trust citing concerns that “longstanding strong clinical relationships are under threat”.

Weston General Hospital

Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed

Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough of them to do their jobs properly, according to the latest NHS staff survey.

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Exclusive: Morecambe Bay inquiry chair to lead new investigation

Jeremy Hunt has appointed Bill Kirkup to lead the investigation into the death of baby whose case has exposed “regulatory gaps” and “significant risks” in the care of sick children.

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What's new in care models: Half a loaf is better than no bread at all

Tracking everything that’s new in care models and progress of the Five Year Forward View. By integration reporter David Williams.