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‘Bullying, intimidation and reprisals’ undermined patient care at trust, review concludes

A ‘culture of distrust’ between consultants and the use of incident reporting as a tool of ‘reprisal’ impacted patient care at a trust’s cardiology department, a review has concluded.

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Trusts failing to report ‘concerning’ numbers of hospital-acquired covid cases

Some acute trusts have failed to report large numbers of hospital-acquired covid infections as patient safety incidents, despite NHS England describing this as ‘fundamental’.

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Trusts receive half of funding for ‘essential’ maternity improvements

Trusts have so far received just over half of the £102m they said was needed for ‘immediate and essential’ improvements in maternity services.

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Busy A&E starts directing patients to alternatives up to 30 miles away

A hospital has started directing people who turn up at accident and emergency with less serious problems to other services, including one more than 30 miles away.

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More than a dozen trust chairs receive two salaries as shared leadership spreads

Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.

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Trusts to remind public they must wear masks after 19 July

Multiple trusts are planning to tell the public they must comply with current covid infection control measures, such as mask wearing, beyond 19 July when they visit NHS premises, HSJ can reveal.

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The trusts with the most patients waiting over 18 months

The trusts with the biggest share of their waiting list at more than 18 months and two years has been revealed for the first time.

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Exclusive: Leaked data reveals nearly quarter of a million year-plus waiters

Nearly a quarter of a million people have been waiting more than a year for operations and other hospital procedures, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: Delays freeze a third of lung cancer screening schemes

Cancer screening programmes designed to save hundreds of lives have been delayed by up to a year as services struggle with staff and equipment shortages, HSJ  can reveal.

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Region least hit by covid has biggest problem with year-plus waiters

The English region least hit by the covid-19 outbreak so far has the biggest share of its waiting list who have been there a year or longer, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Simon Stevens headlines first HSJ Sustainability Forum

NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens will deliver the keynote address at HSJ’s inaugural Sustainability Forum this June.

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Revealed: The trusts where patients lost their sight after follow-up delays

Dozens of patients suffered permanent or long-term harm to their eyes after waiting too long for a follow-up appointment, HSJ can reveal — with thousands more waiting over a year longer than they should have.

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HSJ Awards 2019: Primary care innovation of the year

WINNER: Modality Partnership and Healthy.io – Smartphone-enabled home albumin screening for people with diabetes

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Election pledges could target left-behind STPs

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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The ATOM approach can deliver a step-change in theatre productivity

Using the building blocks of deep clinical engagement and extensive activity data, ATOM – Deloitte’s theatre scheduling tool, allows trusts to reorganise their activity to optimally fill planned capacity, writes Adam Thwaites

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Following the Money: Ignored STPs get capital injection

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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Waiting times reach 23 weeks as admissions falter

Elective waiting times have risen from 22 weeks to 23 weeks over the last 14 months, and there is still no end in sight. The target, of course, is just 18 weeks.

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Following the Money: The future of NHS procurement revealed

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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BMA: Cut your workload for a higher pension

Consultants have been advised by the British Medical Association that they could obtain a significantly higher pension by cutting their hours.