The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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CCG tenders £450m community services contract

Commissioners have tendered a £450m contract for community services in west London, which has sparked apparent interest from at least two NHS trusts and private provider Virgin Care.

Ambulance

Trust with lowest A&E performance sees unit rated inadequate

The trust with the worst performing emergency department in England has seen its urgent and emergency services rated inadequate.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Trust chief leaves to take deputy role at larger trust

The chief executive of a London trust is leaving to take up a deputy chief executive role at Barts Health Trust.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: A&E end of year report

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

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Trusts' A&E performance goes sub 50 per cent as NHS hits new low

NHS performance against the four hour accident and emergency target hit its lowest level in 15 years in March, with two trusts sinking below 50 per cent.

Emergency workforce

A&E performance hits all time low after 'most pressured month ever'

Performance against the four hour accident and emergency target dipped again in February to 85 per cent – its worst since records began – according to official data published this morning.

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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.

Workforce

Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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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.

Lord Carter

Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

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.

Salford royal

70 trusts working with NHSI to boost workforce retention

Seventy NHS trusts have now been recruited by NHS Improvement to its programme to improve workforce retention rates in the health service.

surgery

Court awards paralysed patient £4m over surgery consent blunder

A woman who was left unable to walk after an operation on her spine has been awarded £4.4m by the High Court after it found the surgeon had failed to ensure she was given informed consent.

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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.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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CCGs spend millions on consultancy for stalled reconfiguration

Commissioners in north west London spent £36m on consultancy firms over the last four financial years – including millions on service redesign recently stalled by NHS Improvement.

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.

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Analysis: Patients waiting over four hours in A&E up tenfold over decade

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.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Dozen trusts named for second consultants turnaround scheme

Regulators have named 12 more NHS trusts that will work with management consultants to improve their finances, as well as setting out a “fee structure” for paying the companies for the work.

Southampton General Hospital

Revealed: NHS England intervenes at 10 trusts over DTOC rates

Ten hospital trusts have been visited by a special NHS England team to “accelerate” initiatives dealing with delayed transfers of care, HSJ can reveal.

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

Analysis: A&E performance sinks to record low

Accident and emergency performance for December in England has sunk to its lowest level since the data started being collected more than a decade ago.