The NHS can expect a phased implementation of new operational targets from April — instead of a full switchover on day one — NHS England’s number two has said.
Integrated care systems cannot focus purely on transformation, and will gradually move to taking on performance management jobs from NHS England and Improvement, the regulators’ number two has said.
A prestigious specialist trust will merge with one of the capital’s biggest teaching hospital trusts, in a deal which could pave the way for a huge land sale in west London.
Two patients in England have been tested positive for the Wuhan novel Coronavirus, the chief medical officer said today.
Children’s cancer services in south London are to be reconfigured after a new review confirmed they represented an “inherent geographical risk to patient safety” — following HSJ revelations last year of how serious concerns had been “buried” by senior leaders.
An incumbent pathology provider looks set to lose its bid to retain a contract worth £2.25bn over 15 years.
A trust whose chief executive is also in charge of commissioning for its patch has appointed a director tasked with helping “join together” health and care services.
Trainee oncologists at a major cancer centre covered clinics and made “critical” decisions without senior supervision, including for cancers they were not trained for, HSJ can reveal.
An “Amazon-like” procurement platform has launched in a handful of trusts after almost three years of delays.
A pair of London trusts have announced they will be sharing a chair, in the latest in a string of joint leadership moves across NHS trusts.
One of England’s smallest trusts is looking at joining a hospital group with its neighbours.
A 14-day delay to surgery, caused by a lack of beds at a London teaching hospital, contributed to the death of a pensioner, a coroner has found.
Two high-profile teaching hospital trusts with a joint turnover of more than £2bn are forming a committee-in-common, to oversee “closer collaboration and strategic alignment”.
The number of patients waiting more than a year for elective treatment at a major London teaching hospital has ballooned over the past 12 months.
Managers hired a behavioural psychologist to work with senior clinicians from two trusts whose disagreements about clinical practice had undermined a prestigious joint transplant programme.
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The heart surgery unit at the centre of a “dark force” governance row has been moved out of “alert” status for mortality.
Two in five trusts have told HSJ they do not have a director with IT responsibility on their board, prompting health secretary Matt Hancock to renew calls for every trust to do so.