HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
Trusts in Berkshire and Surrey are looking at creating a pharmacy joint venture modelled on their existing pathology service.
A trust has had two months of disruption after an upgrade to its patient administration system which led to patients waiting longer, a rise in “did not attends” and temporary staff being employed to type letters.
Papworth Hospital Foundation Trust was the worst trust in England for racial bias in its formal disciplinary process last financial year.
Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.
The NHS payments and incentives system is constantly evolving. Richard Murray looks at a system that is attempting to manage deficits and, at the same time, introduce new models of care and ways to pay for them.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission
A clinical commissioning group in Surrey has reported a deterioration of £7.4m in the final three months of 2016-17.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.
The number of patients waiting more than four hours for admission after a decision to admit to accident and emergency has grown nearly tenfold in a decade, new figures show.
Two sustainability and transformation plan areas are in disagreement over a plan to reconfigure cardiovascular services, with one key provider trust citing concerns that “longstanding strong clinical relationships are under threat”.
HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.
HSJ’s weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
A hospital trust’s director of IT and a contractor he received kickbacks from have been jailed.
A former hospital trust director has admitted corruptly awarding an IT contract while in the role.
A planned merger of two acute foundation trusts has been called off after one of the providers involved decided merging did not offer the best chance of stabilising either finances or services.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.