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Trust asks government for £300m to complete Carillion hospital

NHS managers have asked the government to plough more than £300m into completing construction of a new hospital which ground to a halt after Carillion’s collapse.

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Trust director appointed as STP chair

A non-executive director for a West Midlands trust has been appointed as chair of his area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Changing Culture

Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach

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Trust to restart construction of hospital in autumn as government ends PF2 contract

A trust hopes to restart construction work on its new hospital in October after the government terminated the private finance contract which funded the project.

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Decision over Carillion Hospital 'in autumn' as costs soar

A government decision on the future of a privately financed major acute hospital that was hit by Carillion’s collapse is not expected until autumn.

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Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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Trust can 'do no more' as new Carillion hospital faces further delay

An NHS trust badly affected by Carillion’s liquidation can “do no more” to get construction work restarted on its already delayed new £350m hospital, its chief executive has admitted.

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Volunteering - a game changer in healthcare

If we unlock the full potential of volunteers in the NHS, we could embed a culture where hospitals and communities work more closely together. By Paddy Hanrahan 

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Mayor calls on government to intervene in stalled hospital build

West Midlands mayor Andy Street has urged ministers for “swift intervention” to help get a stalled hospital project back on track following Carillion’s collapse.

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Serco closes in on NHS contract after Carillion collapse

Serco is poised to take over facilities management services at a mental health trust after previous provider Carillion was liquidated.

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Chief 'increasingly concerned' over hospital build hit by Carillion collapse

The chief executive of an acute trust is growing increasingly concerned about the length of time it is taking to resume building on a “key” new PF2 hospital, following the demise of Carillion.

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STP leader steps down

The sustainability and transformation partnership leader for the Black Country and west Birmingham is stepping down.

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Carillion collapse: Trusts close to securing builders for new hospitals

Construction on a long awaited PF2 hospital held up by the collapse of Carillion could resume next month, HSJ has been told.

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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers

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In full: Pathology network proposals

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.

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NHSI pathology proposals agreed by less than half of trusts

Less than half of areas have so far fully agreed to NHS Improvement’s plans to set up a regional pathology network, HSJ analysis has revealed.

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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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Trusts' pathology merger could reduce staff by a third

Four trusts pursing a major pathology services merger in the West Midlands may reduce the number of staff working across them by more than a third, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for maternity care experience

Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.

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Hospital trusts accused of 'playground politics' over cancer services

Two West Midlands trusts have been accused by councillors of “playground politics” in their ongoing failure to agree on the delivery of cancer services.