Two acute and community trusts are considering spending part of their government-funded estates cash on a major digital transformation project, amid plans to merge into one organisation.
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System leaders in Devon say they need the nationally-agreed contract with private healthcare providers to remain in place until the end of this financial year amid efforts to restore elective services.
Hospitals are turning to the veterinary workforce to fill staffing gaps on intensive care wards ahead of an expected peak of covid-19 patients, HSJ can reveal.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
Two of a sustainability and transformation partnership’s four acute trusts are yet to commit to rolling out a shared electronic record system, despite being asked to by NHS Improvement.
An acute trust has increased its forecast deficit by around £20m, amid a worsening of its county’s overall finances.
One of England’s largest clinical commissioning groups has increased its planned deficit by nearly £40m.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.
Record numbers of children waiting to be assessed for autism in Devon have forced the local CCG to seek an additional provider to try and tackle the backlog of approximately 1,800.
Only a fraction of the £2.5bn of capital funding announced and allocated by the government for the NHS since 2017 has actually been released to the service.
Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in shared services, 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”.