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Clinical waste

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.

Ben clover expert briefing

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.

Ben clover expert briefing

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?

Innovation and technology

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.

Money

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.

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Teaching trust boasts £76m surplus after asset sales and STF bonus

A teaching trust in central London has been awarded bonus payments of £35m after the sale of two assets, including its stake in a radiology joint venture, helped boost its reported surplus.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Joint ventures to link acute and primary care

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

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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More trusts using estates 'wheeze' to boost their finances

NHS trusts are increasingly revaluing their estate in a way that boosts their reported financial position, under encouragement from NHS Improvement.