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Ten innovators in care redesign and integration

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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Ten innovators in cancer care

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in cancer care.

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The innovators in hospital admissions avoidance

HSJ Solutions is the largest database of validated best practice in the NHS. Here you will find workable and evidence based solutions to everyday challenges facing the NHS.

Taunton and Somerset A and E

Revealed: Acute and mental health trusts plan landmark merger

Two trusts have begun planning a merger to bring together acute, community, and mental health services into a single trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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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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Organising change management without the need for external consultants

Andrew Sturdy and Andrea Gibbons write about a specific case of internal management consulting at Taunton and Somerset FT

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Former health minister to chair STP

A former Department of Health and Social Care minister has been appointed as chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership.

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HSJ Awards 2017: Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign

The trust developed paediatric clinics in a primary care setting, helping to shorten the patient pathway and improve patient care.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed

Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

Peter lewis

Trusts confirm new shared chief executive

An acute trust and a mental health and community trust have appointed a joint chief executive after forming an alliance to make services more integrated.

Nick Robinson

Inadequate CCG appoints new chief officer

A clinical commissioning group rated inadequate has appointed an interim chief officer following the departure of its experienced leader.

Dr Nick Broughton

Southern Health recruits new chief executive from neighbouring trust

A scandal hit mental health and community trust has hired its new chief executive from a neighbouring organisation.

Taunton and Somerset A and E

Competition regulator orders five trusts to release private data

The Competition and Markets Authority has threatened to take action against five NHS trusts after they failed to hit a deadline for publishing private patient data.

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Regulator shifts costs of 'hugely successful' efficiency tool to trusts

NHS trusts will be asked to partly fund a price comparison tool that helps deliver savings in procurement, HSJ has learned.

Taunton and Somerset A and E

Junior doctor found dead by staff at hospital

A junior doctor has died after reportedly taking his own life at the hospital where he worked, HSJ has learned.

Nick broughton

Trust chief to lead joint acute and mental health executive team

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust; Somerset Partnership Foundation Trust

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Patient Safety Initiative in A&E

West of England Academic Health Science Network: The adoption and spread of the ED Safety Checklist across the West of England

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Maternity and Midwifery Services

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Patient Safety in Maternity and Midwifery Services