Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Leadership Q&A: Northamptonshire Healthcare FT and Leicestershire Partnership Trust

As two East Midlands trusts embark on the process to appoint their next Medical Directors, Chief Executive Angela Hillery explains how these posts will help propel forward the medical agenda to meet the changing needs of the trusts and their systems

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CQC restricts provider’s admissions after staff ‘fell asleep’ during patient observations

Adult wards at a major independent mental health provider where it was claimed staff fell asleep during work have been described as unsafe, prompting an urgent move to restrict admissions.

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Revealed: The best and worst trusts to be a junior doctor

HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Operations and Performance Initiative of the Year

Provision of an integrated system to work within the electronic patient record capturing prospective and retrospective clinical priority for patients waiting for appointments, investigations and treatment. This was a hospital-wide need affecting all specialties and service providers and all current and newly referred patients.

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The Download: Tech chiefs miss chance to sell data-sharing scheme

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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The Download: Matt Hancock’s tech legacy assessed

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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The Download: Where the GP data-sharing scheme went wrong

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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The Download: The rebirth of care.data (sort of)

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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Trusts to form first-of-its-kind group

Two East Midlands mental health and community trusts have agreed to what HSJ understands is a first-of-its-kind group arrangement.

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The Download: NHSE regains control of national tech agenda

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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The Download: Inside an Epic implementation

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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The Download: The story of the covid-19 data store

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

Flu vaccine uptake lags last year at 43 trusts

More than 40 provider trusts have seen lower flu vaccine uptake so far in 2020-21 than in 2019-20, often citing covid and covid vaccination as a reason, despite a national push.

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The Download: How virtual care can help hospitals free up beds

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. This week by senior correspondent Nick Carding.

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Embedding staff engagement with co-production and communication

A pragmatic and practical programme with tangible benefits, Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust’s “Let’s Talk” initiative won the 2019 HSJ award for staff engagement, writes Alison Moore

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What does the NHS staff survey really tell us?

The quality and safety of patient care the system delivers depends on the wellbeing, morale and sustainability of frontline staff members. By Gordon Forbes

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HSJ Awards 2019: Staff engagement award

WINNER: Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust – Let’s Talk

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Revealed: The trusts testing latest round of emergency targets

New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.

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‘Unprecedented’ demand leaves thousands waiting two years for specialist service

Providers of gender identity services say they are not adequately funded by NHS England, with thousands of patients being forced to wait more than two years to see a specialist.