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London ambulance trust hires police HR director

London’s ambulance trust has hired a new HR director from a major English police force.


Ambulance director admits paramedics took too long to reach terror victims

A senior London Ambulance director has admitted it “took too long” to get paramedics to the victims of the London Bridge terror attacks.


ED staff ‘wanted to delay ambulances’

The Care Quality Commission found standards have dropped at a struggling emergency department where a nurse told inspectors: “We don’t want to release the ambulances because we know they will return with more patients.”

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Performance Watch: Carter review lays bare ambulance woes

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Ministers announce funding for 256 new ambulances

Ambulance trusts will receive £36.3m of capital funding for new vehicles and infrastructure following a major capacity shortage last winter, the Department of Health and Social Care announced.

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London Eye: Back to elective waiting times

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover


Trust out of special measures targets outstanding rating

An ambulance trust has been moved out of special measures after the Care Quality Commission improved its rating to good.

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Seven NHS organisations transforming mental health care

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London requires more patient care plans to provide bespoke care

Dr Fenella Wrigley urges much greater use of patient care plans to help pressured frontline crews make the right decisions when attending 999 calls

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Innovation in mental health

Read on to find out about the organisations shortlisted for the Innovation in Mental Health category at the HSJ Awards 2017

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2018: Facilities Management Supplier of the Year

WINNER: Sodexo Ltd: Sodexo and University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust


Leading NHS suppliers highlighted in shortlist for new HSJ awards

The finalists for the first HSJ Healthcare Partnership Awards have been announced today.

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London Eye: Trust needs miracle worker to lift curse

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy

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Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Education and training

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network: Learning from Excellence


'Model ambulance' to be created to achieve Carter savings

A “model ambulance” is to be created to tackle variation across England’s 10 ambulance trusts.


NHS England director 'confident' in plan to modernise ambulance service

NHS England’s director of acute care says a new call handling system could be introduced nationally as part of a plan to modernise the ambulance service.

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Special measures trust appoints new chief executive

London Ambulance Service Trust has appointed a new chief executive to succeed acting chief Andrew Grimshaw, who will leave in June.

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New finance chief for special measures trust

A trust placed in financial special measures last month has appointed a new chief financial officer.


NHS England could take over ambulance service commissioning

Clinical commissioning groups in the capital could lose their responsibility for commissioning London Ambulance Service following a review proposed by NHS England.