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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Consultancy appoints former trust chief

Consultancy firm Grant Thornton has appointed a former trust chief executive as head of healthcare advisory.

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Mapped: The hospital builds in PM’s pledge

The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.

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Three CCGs appoint joint chief

Three Leicestershire clinical commissioning groups have, for the first time, appointed a joint chief executive who will also lead the local sustainability and transformation partnership.

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Trust resorts to piecemeal approach to 'position itself well' for capital funding bid

A teaching trust is considering slicing its £367m capital bid into a series of smaller projects in an attempt to “position itself well” for the next wave of government allocations.

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Trust starved of capital cash for maternity censured by CQC

A trust whose capital bid to improve its maternity services has been repeatedly turned down by government has been told by the Care Quality Commission to make urgent improvements to the obstetrics department after an inspection prompted by three serious incidents.

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Trust declares critical incident after fridge fire

An East Midlands trust had to evacuate several wards of patients on Friday night after a faulty refrigerator caught fire.

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Hundreds of patients at risk amid major delays to IV feed supplies

Hundreds of patients, including children, dependent on intravenous nutrition to keep them alive are experiencing delays in vital deliveries, because of restrictions placed on the manufacturer by the medical devices regulator.

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Fired consultant wins right to appeal after Bawa-Garba report released

A consultant has won the right to appeal his employment tribunal, after fresh evidence was unearthed about his department during the fallout from the Bawa-Garba case.

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Revealed: The trusts failing to meet national efficiency targets

NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.

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NHSI clears trusts to hire consultants as money worries worsen

NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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Some DGH chiefs paid more than CEOs at largest trusts

Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.

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Three CCGs to hire joint chief and consider merger

Three East Midlands clinical commissioning groups have decided to appoint a single accountable officer and management team, and will consider a full merger next year.

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ICU to shut amid safety and workforce fears

An intensive care unit and its dependent services are being closed and relocated from Leicester General Hospital because of workforce shortages and concerns for patient safety, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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NHSI tells trusts to 'pause' subsidiary plans

The national regulator has today told NHS trusts to “pause” any ongoing plans to set up subsidiary companies and wait for new guidance to be issued.

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Why the tide needs to turn on Carillion-style NHS wholly own subsidiaries

Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe outlines how NHS trusts use wholly owned subsidiaries to gain tax exemptions at the cost of employees who are left in the lurch

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Subsidiary company plans spark union anger

NHS trusts looking to create wholly owned subsidiary companies to secure VAT savings risk facing action by union members with strike action already planned at one trust.

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Regulator halts teaching trust’s subsidiary plans

A large teaching hospital trust in the East Midlands has dropped plans to set up a subsidiary company after being told by NHS Improvement that the new health and social care secretary Matt Hancock would be unlikely to approve it.