University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust

Lord Carter

Exclusive: Trusts missing key Carter targets

The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.

Heart

Trusts to keep heart surgery but must fulfil 'ambitious' promises

Three hospital trusts will no longer lose their congenital heart disease surgery despite the services facing the threat of closure for over a year, NHS England announced on Thursday.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Trouble-hit vanguard imaging system faces more problems

An East Midlands hospital trust has delayed the rollout of the troubled East Midlands Radiology consortium imaging system until next year amid ongoing performance concerns.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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Teaching trust pulls out of trouble-hit vanguard IT project

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has pulled out of the £30m East Midlands Radiology consortium amid mounting concerns for patient safety and repeated system failures.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Struggling teaching hospital buddied with best performing A&E

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has been buddied with Luton and Dunstable University Hospital Foundation Trust as it looks to “rapidly redesign” its emergency care service.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed

Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

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Trust declares 'never event' after clinician operates on wrong patient

A trust is conducting an urgent safety review after a clinician operated on the wrong patient.

Jeremy hunt

Health secretary urged to act on CAMHS after teenager's suicide

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been asked to consider the lack of commissioned services for children too anxious to attend hospital appointments following the death of a teenage boy.

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Chief executive admits trust will fail to fill hundreds of nurse vacancies

The chief executive of a major Midlands hospital trust has said it must use new roles such as nursing associates to tackle hundreds of nurse vacancies.

Leicestershire County Hall

Council 'at breaking point' over NHS's push to accountable care system

Leicester City Council has threatened to raise formal concerns with Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland STP over proposals to evolve into an ACS, HSJ has learned.

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.

Heart

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.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Trust leaders told reputation at risk if 'poor' A&E fails to improve

A trust with a new £48m emergency department has been ordered to urgently improve by NHS Improvement after recording some of the country’s worst A&E performance figures.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Revealed: The NHS trusts falling well short of financial plans

Several acute trusts have fallen significantly short of their three month financial target, while dozens more are relying on heavily backloaded savings plans to deliver their year end plans.

Building plan

STP to consider ACS plans after regulators intervene

Leaders in Leicestershire will decide this month how to establish a new accountable care system after receiving a “clear message” in favour of the proposal from regulators.

John Adler

Trust chief outlines plans for A&E performance 'surge'

The chief executive of a major acute hospital trust has outlined a series of actions being taken to turnaround the trust’s poor accident and emergency performance.

Money

Regulator shifts costs of 'hugely successful' efficiency tool to trusts

NHS trusts will be asked to partly fund a price comparison tool that helps deliver savings in procurement, HSJ has learned.

John Adler

Trust chief tells staff poor performance 'simply cannot continue'

The chief executive of one of the largest acute trusts in England has warned its 12,000 staff that its poor emergency care performance “simply cannot continue”.