Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

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Region risks losing £15m of healthcare funding

Northamptonshire is at risk of losing £15m of joint health and social care funding because of a failure to sign a contract and meet mandated NHS England targets.

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for maternity care experience

Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

Xray

Backlog of 30,000 reports after vanguard IT system failure

The rollout of a multimillion pound vanguard project imaging system to University Hospitals Leicester Trust led to a 30,000 backlog in image reports, HSJ has learned.

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Patient images sent by taxi after £30m IT system breaks down

Doctors have been forced to send images from patient scans on DVDs in taxis to neighbouring hospitals after a £30m IT system failed across eight hospitals.

Money

Regulator shifts costs of 'hugely successful' efficiency tool to trusts

NHS trusts will be asked to partly fund a price comparison tool that helps deliver savings in procurement, HSJ has learned.

rothwell northamptonshire

Leader stepping down at poorly rated STP

The leader of one of the most poorly rated STPs is expected to step down and be replaced.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Clinical Governance and Risk Management in Patient Safety

Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust: Optimising patient outcomes following routine cataract surgery; lessons learnt from an unexpected case series of adverse events

Obstetrics and gynaecology

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust: Patients as Catalysts: improving information on uterine fibroids

Communication

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Communication

Northampton General Hospital Trust: Nurse Bank Recruitment Campaign

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.

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Patient safety fears after trust moves to radiology consortium

Cancer patients may have been harmed by a large backlog of diagnostic scans at a Midlands hospital which has been ongoing since at least September, it has emerged.

HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

Kettering general hospital

Hospital, CCG and GP consolidation mooted by STP

Service redesign under the Northamptonshire sustainability and transformation plan may go so far that it will “make little sense to continue with separate organisational processes”.

Northampton General Hospital

Acute services could merge under Midlands STP

Acute services at Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust and Northampton General Hospital Trust are to be merged as part of sustainability and transformation plans, HSJ can reveal.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Northampton General Hospital

Cash-strapped council plans funding cuts to joint NHS discharge project

A county council struggling to make £60m of savings in 2016-17 is planning to scrap funding for a joint discharge project with local NHS hospitals, it has emerged.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham FT

Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

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Thirty worst A&E trusts called to London summit

The 30 worst performers on the accident and emergency four hour standard were summoned to London by regulators this week.