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The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
A new national clinical director for cancer has been appointed, along with two other NCDs.
A teaching hospital has redesigned part of its cancer service after being flagged as an outlier in two national clinical audits.
Two large teaching trusts have been forced to close more than 170 beds due to concerns over fire safety, while significant sections of one hospital can only remain open if hourly checks are carried out.
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Plans to trial a new standalone one-hour sepsis target for emergency departments as part of the NHS standards review pilot could be dropped, HSJ understands.
The trust at the centre of a lung cancer deaths scandal has been identified as an outlier for providing surgery on fewer early stage patients than is normal.
Fresh concerns have been raised about how NHS England is conducting its controversial pilot of new accident and emergency standards.
NHS England has selected 14 hospital trusts to test new accident and emergency standards which could replace the four-hour target.
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NHS trusts must report annually on how they have dealt with staff concerns over patient safety, under new legislation proposed by the Department of Health and Social Care.
Stroke services in West Sussex could be reorganised – two years after plans were halted because of fears they would impact on other hospitals outside the county.
A chief executive says he is “disappointed” with his trust being rated among the worst in England for staff being “caring” towards patients, but believes improvements to “long standing challenges” are being made overall.
“Unsustainable” spinal services are set to be transferred from a cash strapped acute provider to its tertiary neighbour after three years of uncertainty.
A hospital trust is considering hiring more nurse specialists after being flagged as an outlier for lung cancer treatment.
Trust boards must recognise backlogs of unreported radiology images as “a potential key risk” and take action immediately, the chief inspector of hospitals has warned.
More than 450 patients died from prescriptions made “without medical justification” at a hospital where the use of opioids resulted in an “institutionalised practice of shortening patients’ lives”, an investigation has found.