The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients
The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.
A mental health trust has said it can “operate for four days” by increasing its stock of frozen food and replacing hot meals for patients with cold meals, in the event of food shortages caused by a no-deal Brexit.
A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
The fate of one of the NHS’ smallest emergency departments will be decided “later next year”, commissioners announced this month.
An accident and emergency department has been served with a fourth enforcement notice in nine months, after the Care Quality Commission said it continued to be “extremely concerned” about the care provided.
One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.
Winner Healthy London Partnership and Metropolitan Police Service: Handover process for voluntary mental health patients in emergency departments
Winner Oxford Academic Health Science Network Patient Safety Collaborative and East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group: Reducing urinary tract infections through hydration
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.
Community services across a swathe of the South West could be consolidated into a single service as a newly merged clinical commissioning group seeks to relieve pressure on hospitals.
More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.
Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.
One of the NHS’s global digital exemplar trusts is reviewing 85,000 patients records after they were mistakenly left “on hold”, potentially leading to treatment delays.
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.
The smallest acute trust in England is due to merge with its neighbour, after years struggling with unsustainable services.
A large teaching hospital has ordered its second review of waiting lists in a year after another cohort of patients were found to be missing from records.
England’s smallest acute trust has moved a step closer to downgrading its emergency services, with the publication of proposals for “a new community focused role… at the heart of the new model of care”.