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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 30 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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London's private income growth covers decline across other trusts

Growth in private income at a small number of London trusts offset a decline across the rest of England last year, HSJ analysis has found.

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Two-thirds of land proceeds go into revenue, despite reinvestment pledge

Nearly two thirds of the money raised from NHS land sales last year was diverted into day to day spending budgets, despite a government commitment for the proceeds to be reinvested into new estates’ projects.

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London trusts to pay for thousands of EU staff's ‘settled status’

Trusts across London have confirmed they will reimburse EU staff applying for settled status to live in the UK after Brexit.

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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London Eye: Don't hate the rota, hate the game

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

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'Fundamental' policy change required for integration - new NHS England boss

Foundation trusts are “islands in the sea” of integration and will not change until fundamental changes to regulation, legislation and financial incentives are made, Lord Prior has said.

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New chair of NHS England revealed

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced its proposed new chair of NHS England.

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London Eye: The capital's scan backlogs

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

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Teaching trust offers higher rates than 'mandated' bank cap

A London teaching trust is offering higher pay than those “mandated” by the London-wide bank rates for medical locums following feedback from staff.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Infection Prevention and Control

Winner Cyprus University of Technology – Limassol General Hospital: Should CDC’s recommendations for promptly removing unnecessary central venous catheters be enhanced?

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Trust gets approval for long-awaited £42m single electronic record system

An acute and community trust has launched a long-awaited £42m overhaul of its electronic patient record systems which will “revolutionise” the way care is delivered by staff to patients.

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Updated: Trust with worst financial performance aims for £156m deficit this year

The trust with the worst financial performance in the country is looking to end 2018-19 with a deficit of £156m, HSJ has learned.

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Visa cap is 'not logical' and threatens patient care

The government’s tier two visa cap is “not logical” and is “threatening patient care and safety”, HSJ has been told.

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Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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Trust sector reports 'window dressing' deficit of almost £1bn

NHS trusts ended last year with a combined deficit of £960m, according to accounting data published by regulators.

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Exclusive: Hospitals yet to tackle Grenfell cladding fire safety risks

A major trauma unit is still closed because of concerns over fire safety cladding almost a year after the Grenfell Tower disaster, HSJ has learned.

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Ten innovators in care redesign and integration

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.