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.
Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough of them to do their jobs properly, according to the latest NHS staff survey.
NHS staff feel senior managers do not involve them enough in decision making, according to the latest staff survey results, released this morning.
Forty NHS trusts set to miss their financial targets have received almost £200m from the national fund intended to reward trusts for good performance.
Almost every NHS acute hospital in England is failing to meet its own nurse staffing targets, an investigation by HSJ has revealed.
One of England’s most senior nurses has said the pressures facing the health service, including nurse shortages, are the worst she has ever seen.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Wide variation has been uncovered across hospitals in emergency bowel and abdominal surgery mortality rates in an annual audit.
WORKFORCE: Difficulties in recruiting locum doctors has led to Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust temporarily closing its ambulatory care unit at Dewsbury Hospital, HSJ has learned.