Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Warrington Hospital

Sexual discrimination claim against female leaders dropped

An ex-NHS director who accused senior female leaders of sexual discrimination has dropped his claims, according to his former employer.

Equality

Former NHS director accuses female leaders of sexual discrimination

A former NHS director has accused senior female leaders at his old trust of sexual discrimination after he was found guilty of gross misconduct for agreeing an “irregular” pay off for a Morecambe Bay midwife.

Money

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.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: What went wrong in Warrington?

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Under pressure CCG chair resigns

The under pressure chair of Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group has resigned – due to his role with an online GP provider which is set to work with NHS patients.

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GPs say they have 'lost all confidence' in CCG leadership

More than half the GP practices in Warrington have told the local clinical commissioning group they have “lost all confidence” in its leadership, HSJ has learnt.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Infection Prevention and Control

Winner Cyprus University of Technology – Limassol General Hospital: Should CDC’s recommendations for promptly removing unnecessary central venous catheters be enhanced?

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Perioperative and Surgical Care

Winner St James’s University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: NELA – improving care for emergency laparotomy patients

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Four trusts named as digital exemplars for 'hopeless' IT system

Four trusts will receive additional national support to improve the Lorenzo IT system, five years after a senior MP branded it a “hopeless system” supported by a  government bribe.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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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.

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Virgin deal exposes council rifts

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here

Lawrence dunhill expert briefing

North by North West: Merger trusts hope for McKinsey level savings

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. By Lawrence Dunhill

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.

Warrington Hospital

Trust suspends spinal surgery after two deaths

An acute trust in the North West has suspended its spinal surgery services after four serious incidents – including two patient deaths – were identified over a six month period.

Mel Pickup

Trust chief executive appointed to lead large STP

A new leader for the Cheshire and Merseyside sustainability and transformation partnership has been appointed by NHS England and NHS Improvement

Surgery

Hospital staff to strike over weekend working deal

Theatre staff at an NHS trust are going on strike tomorrow and next week over a dispute with trust managers about out of hours work.

Warrington Hospital

Director referred to CQC after trust investigation

An NHS director who agreed an “irregular” payoff deal with a Morecambe Bay midwife has been referred to the CQC by his trust following an investigation.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Patient Safety Improvement Team

Essex County Council: Quality Innovation Team