Better deployment of alternative health professionals like occupational therapists in emergency care can ease the pressure on A&E departments, says Karin Orman
A new 550 bed hospital costing £800m will be built in London over the next decade, according to plans revealed to HSJ.
A specialist hospital is looking for £15m for the naming rights of a new treatment and research centre.
Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.
Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.
The capital’s specialist trusts have seen significant increases in their private income over the past year.
Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.
Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.
Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.
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The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.
A south London local authority has become the third council to release its full sustainability and transformation plan, and has criticised NHS England’s directive that the plans should not immediately be published.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
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The draft sustainability and transformation plan for southwest London reveals that leaders are considering cutting the number of acute sites in the patch from five to four or three.
Wide variation has been uncovered across hospitals in emergency bowel and abdominal surgery mortality rates in an annual audit.
COMMERCIAL: A hospital trust is considering a link-up with the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust for private work, board papers reveal.