The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

The Walton Centre

Director promoted to chief executive at specialist trust

The director of nursing and operations at a specialist trust in the North West has become its new chief executive.

Genevieve Edwards

Roundtable: Achieving consistent care in neurology

An HSJ roundtable discusses crucial issues relating to treatment of neurological conditions and how services can deliver consistent high quality care to patients. By Alison Moore

Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS FT

Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

Colchester Hospital

Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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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.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Contracting block out

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill


CCGs secure block contracts worth £1.5bn

Commissioners in Merseyside have agreed block contracts with six NHS trusts over the next two years, which will be worth a combined total of £1.5bn.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Tough times in Southport

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

The Walton Centre

Outstanding rating for 'world class' specialist trust

The Walton Centre Foundation Trust has become the second specialist trust to receive an outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission.

The Christie

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.

St James's University Hospital

Revealed: Trusts borrow millions to pay for redundancies and beds

Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham FT

Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full

This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

Angel of the North

North of England: Staff survey best and worst performers

Analysis of the best and worst performers in the North of England region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015, released today.

Tim Briggs

Specialist hospitals leading the way in innovation

Meet the financial challenge facing NHS

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Newcastle upon Tyne trust scoops three HSJ Awards

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust has scooped three prizes at the HSJ Awards 2015.

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HSJ reveals the best places to work in 2015

The 120 top employers in the NHS have been announced.

The Walton Centre Foundation Trust

Best Places to Work 2015 - acute specialist trust runner up

Networks of support

Bring out the best through networking

How patient safety collaboratives help

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Merseyside trusts paid £135k to cover Capita redundancy costs

STRUCTURE: Merseyside trusts made payments totalling at least £135,000 to help cover redundancy costs when they terminated their HR contracts with Capita, HSJ can reveal.

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Redesigned rehab service better for patients and finances, expert says

PERFORMANCE : A ‘hub and spoke’ model of specialist rehabilitation from serious trauma leads to shorter lengths of stay, better patient outcomes and cost savings, a rehabilitation expert has said.