Underpinned by a cross sector collaboration, a teledermatology service for patients with suspicious skin lesions is already showing demonstrable benefits for the wider system, writes Claire Read
Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust won the 2018 HSJ Award for staff engagement for its organisation-wide approach – the Leeds Way. Emma Dent reports
The chief digital information officer of a trust praised by the health and social care secretary for its IT has left for a private sector job, saying the situation in NHS IT was “excruciating”.
Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.
The interim workforce implementation plan will not answer key questions until after the spending review, its national executive lead has told HSJ.
WINNER: Roche Diagnostics and Oxford Academic Health Science Network: Changing clinical practice
WINNER: PA Consulting Group and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: Theatre Scheduling – Using data to maximise efficiency and use of resources
WINNER: Patchwork and Chelsea and Westminster FT: Patchwork – Digital Transformation of the Staff Bank
WINNER: GRI UK and The Bristol, Weston and Bath Partnership Project (BNSSG): Collaboration in Procurement
Dozens of NHS providers face additional financial pressures of up to £4m next year, after an official body provided “clarification” around a contentious accounting adjustment.
Two out of three requests from NHS trusts for capital investment have so far been rejected under the government’s new funding regime, analysis by HSJ suggests.
Implementing a new digital primary to secondary care referral pathway: lessons from the Leeds teledermatology project
Rather than rolling out huge initiatives across the country, the focus for healthcare technology should be improving what already exists at the local level, says Jonathan Patrick
The trust with the worst elective waiting times performance is outsourcing work to other NHS trusts and a private provider, and restricting out-of-area referrals.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
Two NHS chief executives have taken up national director roles at NHS Improvement and NHS England, it has been announced.
There are huge opportunities to build on the aims set in the long-term plan to help maximise the role of the NHS as an anchor in its local communities by leveraging on it as an employer, procurer, purchaser and also a mode of social change. By Sarah Reed and Dominique ...
Junior doctors have worked beyond their contracted terms and conditions more than 63,000 times since 2015, resulting in fines worth more than £250,000, HSJ can reveal today.