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St George’s Hospital

'Dark force' heart surgery unit gets new clinical lead

A London teaching trust has appointed a consultant to run the heart surgery service that, in June, it faced losing altogether.

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Diabetes: Helping hospitals learn from each other

Emily Watts outlines the recommendations of a new report on how hospital stays can be made safer for people living with diabetes and explains how hospitals that have adopted the recommendations are benefitting

Southampton General Hospital

Eye patients harmed after acute trust's waiting list spirals

Nearly 40 eye patients have suffered a worsening of their condition because of a growing backlog of thousands of people waiting for follow up appointments at one trust.

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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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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Patient Safety Team of the Year

Winner University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust: Patient safety and risk team

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2018

Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2018 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.

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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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Major teaching trust announces new chief executive

A major teaching hospital has recruited a former pharmacist as its new chief executive.

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Up to eight trusts to share pathology system

Pathologists in one of England’s most advanced health economies have launched a procurement for a common IT system across laboratories at up to eight NHS trusts.

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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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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

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In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.

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Exclusive: NHS makes little progress cutting specialised income 'long tail'

The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.

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Health economy to lose critical care services under CCG plans

Critical care services are set to be moved from the Isle of Wight under new plans drawn up by the health leaders on the island.

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Chief of £700m trust with 'outstanding' leadership to leave UK

The chief executive of a £700m-income acute trust has announced she is leaving for a new job in Canada.

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Trust searches for 'imaginative' estates partner in £100m deal

An integrated foundation trust is looking to partner with a private company for up to 25 years in a bid to unlock capital funding for its future estates plans.

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Savings targets set for new pathology hubs

A network of acute trusts in Greater Manchester has been set the biggest savings target in the country under NHS Improvement’s national pathology networking plan.

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Controversial heart surgery closure plans could be ready in weeks

Controversial recommendations over the national reconfiguration of congenital heart disease services could be submitted to NHS England in three weeks, ending years of uncertainty.

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Updated: The NHS trusts with the highest DTOC rates

The NHS is unlikely to meet a government target to cut delayed transfers of care to 3.5 per cent of its overall 131,000 bed base by next month, analysis of official data published today suggests.