University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

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Pathology network tenders £112m contract amid potential expansion

Pathology chiefs in the West Midlands have tendered a major contract despite uncertainty over whether they will follow NHS Improvement’s recommendations about which trusts will be in their network.

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Trusts sought for new NHS 'lean' programme

Regulators will offer support to a new cohort of NHS providers through an “in house” improvement programme, following work commissioned from American firm Virginia Mason.

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Bed capacity issues hold up hospital safety improvements

High bed occupancy is making it harder for hospitals to carry out fire safety work – because they have nowhere to put patients if wards need to be closed.

Jane Wells at the HSJ Roundtable

Roundtable: How best to support patients at home to ease the burden on the NHS?

People with long-term conditions often prefer home care. Yet inadequate support means they often end up in hospital, at a cost to the NHS. Our expert panellists discussed how this problem can be addressed. By Alison Moore

Colin Gelder

Roundtable: The battle against COPD is psychological, not just physical

As HSJ’s roundtable heard, COPD can take a negative toll on emotions as well as bodies, says Alison Moore

Amie Day

Roundtable: How telehealth can help with home care

Telemonitoring is providing a new way of caring for long-term patients while making more efficient use of NHS resources

Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust

Revealed: 21 trusts consistently underperforming on A&E

There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.

New Stratford Hospital

'Massive' pool of untapped cash for NHS from property developers

Trusts could use housing developments to tap into tens of millions of pounds in new income, after a West Midlands trust set a new legal precedent.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Critical Care and Trauma Patients

North West London Critical Care Network: Patient Transfer Bag - Networked approach

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Changing Culture

Cygnet Health Care: Self Harm to Together Healing Programme

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Building defects undermine fire safety at major PFI hospital

A major teaching hospital built via one of the largest private finance initiatives in the NHS is undergoing remedial building works to prevent fires spreading after it was discovered that builders had not followed safety specifications.

George Eliot Hospital

Trusts could lose acute beds in stroke services shake-up

Strokes services in Coventry and Warwickshire could be centralised under a plan that will see two hospitals lose all their acute stroke beds.

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Chief exec leaves US-owned NHS procurement partnership

The chief executive of a large NHS procurement partnership, owned by the Hospital Corporation of America, has left the company, HSJ can reveal.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Dozen trusts named for second consultants turnaround scheme

Regulators have named 12 more NHS trusts that will work with management consultants to improve their finances, as well as setting out a “fee structure” for paying the companies for the work.

Professor Alison Leary

Landmark study finds link between staffing levels and patient outcomes

An innovative new study into nurse staffing levels at an NHS trust has identified a “calculable” link between nurse numbers and patient outcomes.

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West Midlands trust hires interim chief nursing officer

University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire Trust has appointed Nina Fraser as interim chief nursing officer

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

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HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.