Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in centralisation, separation of urgent and elective work, and staff sharing schemes.
An acute and community trust is reviewing four of its main care pathways in an effort to avoid issues faced by other providers as it prepares to switch to the Epic electronic patient record.
England’s most cash-strapped clinical commissioning group is set to break-even financially for the first time in its history.
An acute, community and social care trust is considering linking up with its neighbour to get American company Epic as its new provider of electronic patient records.
Waiting time performance for major emergency admissions at one London trust has deteriorated by 29 percentage points in the last two years, HSJ can reveal.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
The failings of the Care Quality Commission in applying the fit and proper person test to a disgraced trust chief executive were so severe the Parliamentary health watchdog has fears of “systemic injustice”.
An acute, community, and social care trust has appointed a former occupational therapist as its chief executive.
Virgin Care is likely to lose a children’s contract worth hundreds of millions of pounds as commissioners are set to name an NHS consortium as preferred bidders.
An acute and community trust has entered into a 15 year estates partnership with a property company in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds.
Leading pathologists are reviewing a “dramatic increase” in the number of failings at hospital mortuaries across the NHS, HSJ can reveal.
The chief executive of an integrated health and social care trust has announced she is taking early retirement, following the death of her husband.
A high profile regulator and quango chief has been appointed as the new independent chair of a troubled health economy.
An integrated acute and community trust has taken a construction consultancy to court after an alleged botched refurbishment of a hospital.
A former primary care trust chief is set to lead a health economy on an interim basis after local managers were unable to find a candidate to take on the role permanently.
A former hospital chief executive has been ordered to repay around £11,000 to the NHS or go to prison.
Trusts have begun taking steps to centralise vascular surgery following an NHS Improvement clinical review, HSJ can reveal.
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.
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.
Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.