HSJ’s panel identified ‘micro inequalities’ and the return of macho culture as key factors stifling greater gender equality in healthcare leadership
Three acute trusts in the South West have agreed to form a hospital alliance focusing on identifying gaps in workforce and capital across the region.
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.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.
The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.
A trust that has reported three black alerts in the past week has said a new system contributed to delays in its emergency department.
A former trust chief executive has been appointed leader of a sustainability and transformation partnership covering two counties in the South West.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission
West Midlands Academic Health Science Network: Learning from Excellence
Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Children & Young People Acute pathway (PAU)
Two nursing directors have been asked by NHS Improvement to lead work developing new safeguards to protect care quality when trusts make significant changes to their workforce.
The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Doing technology well involves negotiating multiple hurdles, from sceptical boards to lack of national direction, heard HSJ’s latest roundtable panel
Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell
COMMERICAL: A CCG and council in the South West have claimed Virgin Care will make no “margin” on a community services contract it has been chosen as the preferred bidder for.
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