Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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Performance Watch: Lessons from the trial of new A&E targets

Performance Watch is HSJ’s fortnightly expert briefing on the most pressing performance matters troubling system leaders. Contact me in confidence here.

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Plans to trial sepsis target could be dropped

Plans to trial a new standalone one-hour sepsis target for emergency departments as part of the NHS standards review pilot could be dropped, HSJ  understands.

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Fourteen trusts to be excused from reporting A&E target during controversial trial

Fresh concerns have been raised about how NHS England is conducting its controversial pilot of new accident and emergency standards.

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Trust hastens action plan after string of never events

A major London teaching trust has accelerated a trust-wide training programme after reporting seven never events in its financial year to date, including two in one month.

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Child health hubs for more joined up care

Imperial College Healthcare Trust’s Connecting Care for Children offers more coordinated care for ongoing conditions and won the 2018 HSJ Award for acute or specialist services – London and the South

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Revealed: The trusts failing to meet national efficiency targets

NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.

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Hancock halts long-awaited A&E downgrades

The health and social care secretary this afternoon ruled out the downgrades of two accident and emergency units, proposed as part of a contentious reconfiguration.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the highest and lowest levels of discrimination

The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the most staff experiencing violence

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.

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Staff survey: Full breakdown of where staff are witnessing potentially harmful errors

Below is a breakdown of acute and combined trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2018 NHS staff survey.

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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London trusts to lose £300m after tariff change

NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.

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Some DGH chiefs paid more than CEOs at largest trusts

Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.

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London Eye: Rating the Russell era

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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London Eye: Q2

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Trusts move to block neighbour's multimillion relocation plan

Two hospital trusts have submitted a proposal that would stop a neighbour selling land worth hundreds of millions and relocating.

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HSJ Awards 2018: Acute or Specialist Services Redesign (London and the South)

When staff at Imperial College Healthcare Trust invited feedback on services for children, they were given a valuable summary of the issues from the patient and carer perspective. “My health visitor told me to do one thing and the hospital told me something else. It’s confusing,” reported one respondent. Said ...

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HSJ Awards 2018: Acute Sector Innovation

More men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer than ever before and yet it is the third biggest cause of cancer deaths in the UK. Standard practice has been for transrectal biopsies – intended to confirm the presence of prostate cancer – to be performed without an MRI scan having ...

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London Eye: Lab's labours lost?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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London trusts to pay for thousands of EU staff's ‘settled status’

Trusts across London have confirmed they will reimburse EU staff applying for settled status to live in the UK after Brexit.