The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Revealed: The best and worst trusts to be a junior doctor

HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: Operations and Performance Initiative of the Year

Provision of an integrated system to work within the electronic patient record capturing prospective and retrospective clinical priority for patients waiting for appointments, investigations and treatment. This was a hospital-wide need affecting all specialties and service providers and all current and newly referred patients.

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Trust chief leaves to head ICS

The chief executive of a specialist trust in Shropshire is leaving to head up the local clinical commissioning group and integrated care system.

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Revealed: The seven trusts getting £6m each for tech improvements

Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.

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National chiefs: Ventilators will follow ‘most immediate need’

National and regional NHS chiefs will seek to share out scarce ventilators to ”areas with the most immediate need, on a fair share basis relative to patient ventilation need, they have told hospital chiefs, who are increasingly concerned about what they will receive and when.

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NHS to free up 30,000 beds for coronavirus

The NHS is targeting freeing up 30,000 beds by postponing all non-urgent elective operations and discharging all inpatients who are “medically fit to leave”.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Exclusive: Clinical waste building up outside hospitals

Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.

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Trusts bemoan cost pressures from clinical waste switch

Several NHS trusts are grappling with extra costs and relying on temporary containers for clinical waste storage, after a forced change of supplier following last year’s stockpiling scandal.

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Exclusive: NHS England told to act on internal review to end 'avoidable harm'

Spinal patients have been exposed to “avoidable harm” due to “wholly unacceptable” delays in their treatment, according to an unpublished NHS England report.

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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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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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CQC gaffe prompts re-inspection of NHS trust

The Care Quality Commission has been forced to apologise to an NHS trust after inspectors used data for another provider as part of its inspection report.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Changing Culture

Cygnet Health Care: Self Harm to Together Healing Programme

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The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience

Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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New tariff would mean revenue cuts for specialist providers

A number of specialist NHS trusts are “exceptionally concerned” about the two year payment tariff proposed by regulators, saying it would be “damaging” for patient care.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

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Special measures CCG placed in NHS England 'directions'

Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group has been placed in NHS England “directions” because of concerns over its governance and financial deficit.

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Special measures CCG appoints first GP chair

WORKFORCE: Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed Julian Povey as its chair.