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NHSE sets first targets to cut BME disciplinary cases

The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.

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The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Trusts bid to take on CCG budgets

Three London trusts are in talks with clinical commissioning groups to take on responsibility for local mental health budgets, HSJ can reveal.

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IT boss at trust praised by Hancock leaves over 'excruciating' NHS tech

The chief digital information officer of a trust praised by the health and social care secretary for its IT has left for a private sector job, saying the situation in NHS IT was “excruciating”.

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New care model pilot quietly dropped

A planned new model of care pilot for child and adolescent mental health services in Kent, Surrey and Sussex has been quietly shelved.

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Neighbouring trusts enter into 'strategic alliance'

Two London trusts have entered into a “strategic alliance”, they announced this week.

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London Eye: 'Closer working'

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Mental health trust chair leaves after four-and-a-half years

The chair of a leading mental health trust is to leave after four-and-a-half years in post.

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Top mental health trust names new chief

One of England’s top mental health trusts has appointed a chief executive from its neighbour.

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Trio of private providers fight for £2.2bn London contract

Three bidders have been shortlisted for one of the biggest NHS pathology contracts, HSJ can reveal.

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London Eye: Waxing of the merger moon

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Chief exec of top mental health trust retiring

The chief executive of one of England’s top mental health trusts is retiring this summer.

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Exclusive: Tens of thousands of junior doctors working beyond contract

Junior doctors have worked beyond their contracted terms and conditions more than 63,000 times since 2015, resulting in fines worth more than £250,000, HSJ can reveal today.

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Eight trusts tender £2bn pathology contract amid network shake-up

An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.

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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help

Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.

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GIRFT announces first mental health clinical lead

The Getting It Right First Time programme has today announced four new clinical leads, including its first for the mental health sector.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Education and Training

Winner Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Continuous improvement training – creating an army of problem solvers