NHS England has finally ordered a major shake-up of paediatric cancer services in London after a long-running battle which saw national cancer director Cally Palmer accused of being ‘hugely conflicted’ because of her dual role as the chief executive of the trust at the centre of the storm.
Five serious incidents, including the deaths of two children, have sparked ‘urgent’ investigations into the processes through which clinicians are alerted to potential safety concerns over medical products used on patients.
HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.
The Asthma and Wheeze Project is overseen by the integrated borough-based partnership “Tower Hamlets Together” and sought to significantly reduce non-elective admissions of children and young people with asthma and wheeze to the Royal London Hospital. As a system the project mapped the primary and secondary drivers for admissions and ...
Provision of an integrated system to work within the electronic patient record capturing prospective and retrospective clinical priority for patients waiting for appointments, investigations and treatment. This was a hospital-wide need affecting all specialties and service providers and all current and newly referred patients.
Five trusts across two integrated care systems are drawing up plans to roll out a single electronic patient record funded by the government’s flagship infrastructure project.
The chief executive who is leaving Medway Foundation Trust is to take up a new role at the NHS Confederation.
A major London teaching hospital has appointed a new chief executive.
The benefits of digital tools to patient safety can extend far beyond supporting better decision making, as an HSJ and Capsule Technologies webinar discussed
The pandemic has shown how digital solutions can help in, for example, the safe and effective transfer of care between settings, but it’s also exposed potential gaps in information governance arrangements
Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.
One of the NHS’s flagship teaching trusts has defied NHSX and NHS England by selecting an electronic patient record system supplier not included on their approved framework, HSJ can reveal.
An external review has been launched at a leading children’s hospital after a series of “never events”.
A world-famous specialist hospital has been told it must address “the current dysfunctional relationship” between the surgeons in one of its teams.
HSJ’s Performance Watch expert briefing is our fortnightly newsletter on the most pressing performance matters troubling system leaders. This week by bureau chief Ben Clover.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
A specialist cancer trust increased its income from private patients by £17m last year, while the service as a whole saw non-NHS healthcare revenues rise by 6 per cent.
The Irish health service is attempting to sign up NHS trusts to continue providing healthcare services to Irish citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit, HSJ has learned.
NHS England has announced the 12 trusts which will trial the proposed new elective waiting time standard.
A world-famous hospital withheld information from regulators over a scandal in which children were needlessly given potentially dangerous drugs and invasive tests, it can be revealed.