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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
A flagship project to commission new contracts for seven genetic testing hubs appears to have been delayed.
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
To meet the growing workforce shortage, new apprenticeship standards are being designed to ensure the NHS gets the skills it needs, says Karen Woodward
Winner HM Prison Low Newton, Durham: The development of perinatal and maternity care pathways for women in the judicial system
Winner St James’s University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: NELA – improving care for emergency laparotomy patients
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.
A major teaching hospital identified as an outlier for thoracic surgery by a clinical audit has stopped performing a surgical procedure.
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.
More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.
Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.
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.