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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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.
A major London teaching hospital has appointed a new chief executive.
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.
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
Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.
One of the NHS’s flagship teaching trusts has defied NHSX and NHS England by selecting an electronic patient record system supplier not included on their approved framework, HSJ can reveal.
Professor Marcel Levi will leave University College London Foundation Trust on 31 March next year after four years at the top of the institution.
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Two of the five paediatric emergency departments in north central London are to close through the winter, HSJ has learnt.
A major London trust has awarded facilities management contracts worth £236m to two firms.
A high-profile building project to bring “proton beam” cancer treatment to patients in London has suffered another year-long delay.
The ‘hazardous’ use of personal protective equipment required because of covid-19 is contributing to the spread of secondary infections in intensive care units and other hospital settings, a leading expert has told HSJ.
The development of strategy over a local health economy will be much more coherent if provider led, says Peter Carter
London’s Nightingale hospital has remained largely empty, with just 19 patients being treated at the facility over the Easter weekend, HSJ understands.
The first members of the leadership team at the NHS’ flagship covid-19 treatment centre have been revealed.
The NHS and Army’s project to convert London’s ExCel into a 4,000-bed field hospital — a plan of unprecedented scale for this country — is grappling with major clinical and cultural tensions, as well as the huge logistical challenge, ahead of its official opening next week.
Personal protective equipment supplies today started to arrive at some trusts which were reporting shortages yesterday, but concerns remain about stock levels in parts of the country.