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.
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.
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
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.
Winner Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Continuous improvement training – creating an army of problem solvers
Celebrating organisations where workers feel able to speak up and know their concerns will be listened to
Ingrid Torjesen writes about the new Creating a Supportive Staff Culture category in the HSJ Awards this year
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.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.
NHS England has released details of three arbitration cases between commissioners and trusts, which were arguing over millions in funding.
The Supreme Court has granted doctors facing investigation by the General Medical Council a new route to challenge the regulator’s processes.
Nine acute trusts are collaborating on a pharmaceutical network that could achieve efficiency savings estimated at more than £17m.
Seven trusts in an acute care vanguard have ruled out a merger as part of a joint working agreement to reconfigure services.
A major reconfiguration of critical care in Yorkshire has been delayed after commissioners agreed reducing bed numbers “would not be safe”.
Whistleblowers’ complaints to the Care Quality Commission have resulted in 40 providers having inspections instigated or brought forward in the last year.