The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.
A senior NHS England regional director is to lead Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals Foundation Trust, HSJ has learned.
Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay
Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.
Senior clinicians and local campaigners have raised safety concerns over plans for a major reconfiguration of stroke services in Essex.
Several areas of England struggling with doctor shortages are hoping to get a boost from five new medical schools, which have been announced today.
Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.
Admissions per working day fell dramatically, to the lowest January level ever recorded, as the NHS followed central guidance to shut down routine care and release beds for emergency admissions. One year waiters – a key goal for next year’s plans – went up again and exceeded 2,000 for the ...
A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.
The company developing a controversial “Airbnb for social care” model allowing homeowners to rent spare rooms to recuperating hospital patients is bidding to launch a new trial in Cambridge.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
The year-end financial forecasts of around 40 NHS trusts have worsened by £364m over the last three months, analysis by HSJ reveals.
One of the trusts in the Essex hospital group has seen a dramatic slide in its financial position and a series of incidents in its maternity services.
Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay
The number of patients waiting more than a year for an elective procedure is at its highest since August 2012, new data reveals.
Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.
Cancer patients in three counties are at greater risk of death than elsewhere in the country because of slow referrals and late diagnosis, official data reveals.
Plans to merge three Essex trusts were proposed after an experiment to run the hospitals as a “group” with one leadership team proved “cumbersome and inefficient”, the chief executive has told HSJ.
Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.