Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

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Regulator criticises 'passive and unwieldy' STP

A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.

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Waiting times steady despite slowdown in admissions

Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.

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Long awaited children's service switch back in the pipeline

A long awaited move of overnight care for children with burns from Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust in East Grinstead to Brighton is back on the cards.

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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.

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The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience

Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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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.

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Roundtable: How about some big action on data

The NHS must ensure that informatics’ potential for savings and productivity must be fulfilled quickly

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Best Places to Work 2015 – Acute Specialist Trusts

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CCG names preferred bidder for Sussex community services contract

COMMERCIAL: Sussex Community Trust has been named as the preferred bidder for a community services contract in East Sussex.

Gold star trophy for prize winner

Patient Safety Awards shortlist announced

We are recognising and rewarding outstanding practice within the NHS

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HSJ reveals the top healthcare employers

Four clinical commissioning groups are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in healthcare

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Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

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Wake up to the commissioning needs of sleep disorders

Moving some services into primary care risks ‘dumbing down’

Rob Findlay

To the NHS: Please explain the missing waiting list data

Yet another trust has dropped out of the stats

Staffing shortage causes financial woe for Queen Victoria Trust

Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust is £468k behind plan in its latest financial performance report largely due to staffing gaps.

Queen Victoria Hospital scores well in FFT first quarter

PERFORMANCE:  Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust scored an average of 88 for inpatients in the “friends and family” test over the first quarter of 2013-14.

Above average staff absence at Queen Victoria Hospital FT     

WORKFORCE: Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust had a slightly above average sickness absence rate during the first three months of 2013 among acutes across the South East Coast region.

Queen Victoria Hospital chair given OBE

WORKFORCE: Peter Griffiths, chair of Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded a CBE in recognition of services to healthcare.