Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Exclusive: Hospitals to miss flagship winter target

Hospitals were on course to miss a flagship target to free up 4,000 beds, information obtained by HSJ suggests.

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North by North West: Not a good look

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North by North West: All change at the top

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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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North by North West: A big waiting list reveal

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North by North West: Hundreds of staff set to switch trusts

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North by North West: Help needed from the North East

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

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North by North West: Virgin territory

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University site wins again in controversial pathology shake-up

A university site has again been named as the preferred location for a consolidated pathology service for Lancashire following a second evaluation exercise, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Embedding apprenticeships into recruitment and training processes

To meet the growing workforce shortage, new apprenticeship standards are being designed to ensure the NHS gets the skills it needs, says Karen Woodward

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Cooperation to provide a CT scan death investigation service

Dr James Adeley and Professor Mark Pugh recount how a local authority, NHS acute trust and private provider came together to provide a free at point of delivery digital autopsy post-mortem scanning service in Lancashire

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North by North West: Trusts drowning in debt

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North by North West: Blood boils over pathology plan

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Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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Revealed: New money for 15 trusts to trial flexible working

Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.

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Four senior resignations at struggling hospital trust

Four senior operations staff at a struggling acute trust have handed in their resignations, with one citing the extreme pressures she and other staff have had to cope with, sources have told HSJ.

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North by North West: Senior resignations heap pressure on teaching trust

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Following the Money: Light at the end of the tunnel

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.