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.
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.
Nicola Longson shares her experience of setting up the Isle of Wight primary and acute care system vanguard in 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
A struggling clinical commissioning group is searching for a new leader after its chief officer announced she would retire next month.
NHS England has issued legal directions to a clinical commissioning group that is struggling to deliver its savings plan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
GPs in the Isle of Wight are “too tired” to staff its out of hours primary care service, commissioners have warned.
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