Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

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Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

Colchester Hospital

Teaching trust to exit special measures after four years

An NHS hospital trust in special measures for the last four years – longer than any other provider – has finally made sufficient improvement to be lifted out of the regime.

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Hospital trusts set out merger plans

Struggling Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust and neighbouring Ipswich Hospital Trust are likely next week to approve plans to merge.

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Exclusive: 18 'high calibre' leads appointed to major NHS improvement programme

Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.

Beds

NHS bed occupancy hits record high

The latest NHS bed occupancy figures are the highest ever recorded for a third quarter since quarterly data collections began in 2010, providing a further sign of the system’s capacity challenges.

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Mapped: Cost of backlog hospital repairs facing every STP area

The current pressures on acute services could prevent or delay crucial improvements that need to be made to hospital buildings, according to NHS estates directors.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Nick Hulme

STP to appoint new chair

The Suffolk and north east Essex sustainability and transformation plan footprint is searching for an independent chair with just days to go until the submission deadline for the high profile plans, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: Ministers sign off £300k of pay rises for trust chairs

Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.

Nick Hulme

Special measures trust’s problems 'worse than I thought', says new chief

PERFORMANCE: The scale of problems at troubled Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust is even “worse than I thought”, the trust’s new chief executive has told HSJ.

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Host trust quits financially 'fragile' NHS pathology venture

A flagship NHS joint venture has been left reeling after the host trust revealed it was quitting the financially troubled partnership, which racked up a £15m deficit last year.

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Revealed: 2016 winners of the HSJ Value Awards

Celebrating the achievements of organisations that provide oustanding value in healthcare

Colchester Hospital

Troubled trust to appoint new chief executive and chair

APPOINTMENTS: Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust has accidentally revealed that it is set to appoint a new chair and chief executive.

Colchester Hospital

Colchester told to partner with local trust or face failure regime

Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust has been told by regulators if it does not form a “long term partnership” with Ipswich Hospital Trust it risks being put in the failure regime – a process which could result in its liquidation.

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Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Analysis: The trusts targeted by Carter for estates savings

Analysis by HSJ has revealed the hospital trusts likely to face the toughest challenge to meet new targets around the use of their estates.

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Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential

By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.

Workforce

Serco: Suffolk contract was ‘not long enough’ for change

The manager overseeing outsourcing giant Serco’s contract to provide community services across Suffolk has told HSJ its three year deal was ‘not long enough’ to carry out the level of transformation needed in the region.

Basildon Hospital

Basildon and Thurrock appoints new chair

WORKFORCE: Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed Nigel Beverley as its new chair.