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Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Five go chief exec-ing

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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Major shake-up of child cancer services ordered by NHS England

NHS England has finally ordered a major shake-up of paediatric cancer services in London after a long-running battle which saw national cancer director Cally Palmer accused of being ‘hugely conflicted’ because of her dual role as the chief executive of the trust at the centre of the storm.

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London Eye: A different picture

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: 18 months in full PPE

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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‘Heavy-handed, expensive’ inspections wrong way to regulate hospitals, says ex-CQC chair

‘Very heavy-handed, laborious and expensive’ inspections ‘have not been the right way’ of regulating hospitals, according to the Care Quality Commission’s former chair.

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Trust unfairly dismissed consultant acquitted of fraud

A hospital trust unfairly dismissed a consultant radiologist it had accused of fraud, an employment tribunal has decided.

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More than a dozen trust chairs receive two salaries as shared leadership spreads

Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.

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London ‘creaking’ under pressure of covid surge, warns trust boss

Trusts are ‘creaking’ across London as they address the latest surge of covid patients and mounting non-covid activity, according to a medical director at a major London trust.

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New chief executive for hospital trust

A north London specialist trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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Hospital brings cleaning and catering in-house to ‘support minority ethnic communities’

An acute trust has brought their cleaning and catering contracts back in house to boost workforce equality and support staff from minority ethnic communities.

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Alert over hospital air devices after 120 ‘never events’

NHS trusts are to be told to remove devices linked to more than 120 never events caused by ‘unconscious errors’.

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Specialist trust appoints new chief executive

A specialist London trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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‘Commercial’ approach needed to maximise value of NHS land being stifled by centre, says Naylor

A return to central control and a focus on system working is stifling the ‘commercial’ approach needed for the NHS to maximise the value of its land and buildings, Sir Robert Naylor has told HSJ.

Marcel Levi

‘Very boring discussions’ about ICS could quash system working, warns top trust chief

Fixating on the bureaucracy of integrated care systems will cause agile health systems forged during the pandemic to come to a ‘grinding halt’, warns the outgoing chief executive of a major London acute.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Acute Sector Innovation of the Year

WINNER: University College London and University College London Hospitals FT – The UCL Ventura CPAP device - engineering a ‘just-in-time’ covid-19 solution

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Controversial service closures to be reversed

Trusts in north central London will begin unpicking the temporary reorganisation of their paediatric inpatient and emergency services from April, provided the pressure of the covid pandemic has eased sufficiently.

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£1bn+ teaching trust gets new chief exec

A major London teaching hospital has appointed a new chief executive.

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Three trusts in high risk areas no longer getting covid vaccine this week

Several trusts serving areas with high rates of covid will not be getting any vaccine this week, having been removed from a national list of “hub” sites where the first doses are to be given.

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What should the future of outpatient care look like?

A recent HSJ webinar supported by Vantage Health heard that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to creating a new model of outpatient care