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Leaked report: Killing of two hospital patients was ‘preventable’

An independent investigation into the attack and killing of two people on a hospital ward by another patient has concluded the attack was “probably preventable”, a leak of its report reveals.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.

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HSJ Awards 2018: Staff Engagement

Historically, employee engagement has been a challenge at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. In the 2014 national staff survey, the trust was below average on 18 key measures of engagement. The leadership team recognised that colleagues did not feel their experiences were as positive as those working at other organisations, and ...

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Matt Hancock tells chief execs: Get a CIO on your board

The health secretary has said NHS chief executives should “be asking serious questions” of themselves if their board does not include a chief information officer.

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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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Government hits back in clinical waste row

The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Contract delays reported in genetic testing overhaul

A flagship project to commission new contracts for seven genetic testing hubs appears to have been delayed.

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Why the tide needs to turn on Carillion-style NHS wholly own subsidiaries

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe outlines how NHS trusts use wholly owned subsidiaries to gain tax exemptions at the cost of employees who are left in the lurch

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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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Maternity and Midwifery Services

Winner HM Prison Low Newton, Durham: The development of perinatal and maternity care pathways for women in the judicial system

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Perioperative and Surgical Care

Winner St James’s University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: NELA – improving care for emergency laparotomy patients

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2018

Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2018 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.

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GIRFT: Outlier trust stops performing lung cancer procedure

A major teaching hospital identified as an outlier for thoracic surgery by a clinical audit has stopped performing a surgical procedure.

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Patient attack investigation deadline extended

NHS England has been given more time to submit an independent investigation into the killing of two men by another patient on a hospital ward.

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Revealed: Hospitals cancelled more than 500 cancer operations over winter

More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.

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Trusts reveal plans to centralise services after GIRFT review

Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.

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In depth: Trusts respond to vascular GIRFT review

HSJ approached all the trusts that were at or beneath the threshold for one or more of the GIRFT vascular activity measures. Many gave candid descriptions of their issues and what they planned to do, or had done, about them.