Isle Of Wight NHS Trust

Digital pathology

Up to eight trusts to share pathology system

Pathologists in one of England’s most advanced health economies have launched a procurement for a common IT system across laboratories at up to eight NHS trusts.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

Integrated care

Vanguard ups and downs: A local perspective

Nicola Longson shares her experience of setting up the Isle of Wight primary and acute care system vanguard in 2016

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

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.

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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.

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Performance Watch: No more sticking plasters – have a transparent debate about A&E data

This week’s Performance Watch sets out some of the main issues which need addressing to bring some short term rigour back to the collection of A&E waiting time data amid justifiable concerns about its validity.

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Health economy to lose critical care services under CCG plans

Critical care services are set to be moved from the Isle of Wight under new plans drawn up by the health leaders on the island.

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NHS Improvement abandons consultancy turnaround programme

A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.

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CCG chief retires after more than 30 years on patch

A struggling clinical commissioning group is searching for a new leader after its chief officer announced she would retire next month.

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NHS England hands down legal directions to island CCG

NHS England has issued legal directions to a clinical commissioning group that is struggling to deliver its savings plan.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

St Mary's Hospital Isle of Wight

Deficit spirals at special measures trust

A troubled integrated trust is drawing up a three year financial plan after auditors warned it could record a deficit worth 16 per cent of its income.

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Trust in special measures appoints new chair

England’s only fully integrated health trust, which is in special measures, has promoted one of its non-executive directors to chair of the organisation.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Revealed: The NHS trusts falling well short of financial plans

Several acute trusts have fallen significantly short of their three month financial target, while dozens more are relying on heavily backloaded savings plans to deliver their year end plans.

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Roundtable: How can industry play a part in boosting patient safety?

HSJ’s latest event asked panellists how the NHS’s industry partners might contribute to improving the service’s safety culture. Report by Alison Moore

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Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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GPs 'too tired' to work out of hours shifts

GPs in the Isle of Wight are “too tired” to staff its out of hours primary care service, commissioners have warned.

Best product or innovation for patient safety public sector royal brompton and harefield foundation trust

HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety - Public Sector

Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Frontline NHS Innovation: BHIS™ Postoperative Support Bra for Female Cardiothoracic Patients