North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Updated: Reconfiguration experts reject review of controversial maternity plans

Independent experts have rejected local councillors’ request for a full review into controversial maternity reconfiguration plans in a troubled health economy.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Escaping the A&E chopping block

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS FT

Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: The devo gloss comes off

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: A fresh start for Liverpool

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

Stephen Eames

Exclusive: Pioneering trust partnership names joint exec team

A hospital and mental health trust have confirmed their joint board and management structure, HSJ can reveal.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Goodbye CCGs, hello SCFs

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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Exclusive: Hunt refers controversial maternity shake up to independent experts

Jeremy Hunt has referred the decision on controversial maternity reconfiguration plans in a troubled health economy to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel, HSJ can reveal.

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Updated: The NHS trusts with the highest DTOC rates

The NHS is unlikely to meet a government target to cut delayed transfers of care to 3.5 per cent of its overall 131,000 bed base by next month, analysis of official data published today suggests.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

More cash and staff needed for controversial service changes, royal college warns

A “more imaginative” recruitment strategy and “considerable” investment will be needed to deliver a former success regime’s controversial maternity plans, a royal college has warned.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Carving up Greater Manchester

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England from Lawrence Dunhill

Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Exclusive: Trust bailouts rise to £2.7bn as more rely on loans

NHS trusts were forced to draw down £2.7bn of emergency cash bailouts from the government last year – with two-thirds of hospital providers now relying on government loans to maintain payments to staff and suppliers.

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Trust employee arrested on suspicion of tampering with saline bags

Police have arrested an employee of an acute hospital trust on suspicion of tampering with saline bags.

Stephen Eames

Acute chief executive to lead neighbouring mental health trust

The leader of an acute hospital trust been appointed the interim chief executive of the neighbouring mental health and community trust.

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Exclusive: NHS struggling to maintain fire safety

NHS trusts face significant fire safety risks, research by HSJ has shown.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Revealed: The seven hospitals struggling to recover from ransomware attack

Seven trusts receiving national support following cyber attack are named

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Updated: 48 trusts hit by ransomware attack

Multiple hospital trusts and other NHS organisations are suffering significant IT systems problems following a major ransomware attack.

Colchester Hospital

Four in five trusts spent over a year in special measures

Fewer than one in five trusts placed in special measures because of inadequate care have improved quickly enough to be removed within 12 months, as originally intended, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Trust chief: Hunt referral won't stop hospital tackling staffing problems

The decision to refer maternity service reforms to the health secretary will not stop the hospitals affected tackling staffing problems now, the trust’s chief executive has told HSJ.

Southampton General Hospital

Revealed: NHS England intervenes at 10 trusts over DTOC rates

Ten hospital trusts have been visited by a special NHS England team to “accelerate” initiatives dealing with delayed transfers of care, HSJ can reveal.