Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay
A former hospital trust chief executive charged with fraud has died suddenly.
Thousands of hospital patients are being put at risk of developing deadly blood clots that cost the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds because of a failure to carry out a routine assessment.
A former hospital trust chief executive will appear in court charged with fraud and conspiracy to commit false accounting.
Five current or former directors of NHS organisations are being investigated by the national NHS fraud agency, it has emerged.
Research by HSJ and Unison has found an absolute increase of 9.7 per cent in violent attacks on NHS hospital staff
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Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.
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.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay
Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
A nursing director has warned his trust that more wards may have to close due to a shortage of registered nurses.
Nine acute trusts are collaborating on a pharmaceutical network that could achieve efficiency savings estimated at more than £17m.
The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
A provider in both financial and quality special measures has been given a “buddy” trust by NHS Improvement to improve its position.
A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.
Trusts are facing increasing cash flow pressures after NHS England instructed local commissioners to stop making advance payments on block contracts, HSJ can reveal.