University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust

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Teaching trust to outsource electives to tackle emergency demand

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust plans to outsource 4 per cent of its elective care workload to ensure it has capacity for emergency demand.

Hospital staff

Exclusive: Dramatic rise in attacks on hospital staff

Research by HSJ and Unison has found an absolute increase of 9.7 per cent in violent attacks on NHS hospital staff

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Exclusive: Government to water down medical examiner plans

Ministers are planning to significantly water down a planned new service designed to stop a repeat of the serial killer GP Harold Shipman, HSJ can reveal.

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NHS consortium withholds money from major IT firm

A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.

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Revealed: Hospitals cancelled more than 500 cancer operations over winter

More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.

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Teaching trust creates subsidiary to turn around 'unsustainable' facilities services

University Hospitals Leicester Trust is to create a wholly owned subsidiary to run its facilities management services as the board has been told current arrangements are “not sustainable”.

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Trust warned over medication failures

The Care Quality Commission has issued University Hospitals of Leicester Trust with a warning notice after inspectors found the administration of insulin to patients required “significant improvement”.

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Large hospital trust cancelled 'significant number' of cancer operations

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has admitted a “significant number” of cancer operations were cancelled in early January due to winter pressure.

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Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.