Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Two acute trusts defy NHSI pathology plans

Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.

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Trusts appoint new joint chair

The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.

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Coastal trust out of financial special measures

A large teaching hospital has come out of financial special measures despite ending the last financial year with a £56m deficit.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Education and Training

Winner Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Continuous improvement training – creating an army of problem solvers

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018 winners

The winners of the 2018 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.

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HSIB to roll out maternity investigations across England by March 2019

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

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Chair of two hospital trusts to retire

The chair of two Sussex acute trusts is to retire in May.

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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.

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Regulator criticises 'passive and unwieldy' STP

A sustainability and transformation partnership had “not begun to function effectively” when the Care Quality Commission carried out a local system review at the end of 2017.

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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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Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Organisation

Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Western Sussex Patient First Programme

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Revealed: Management redundancies signed off by NHSI committee

NHS Improvement’s provider leadership committee approved nine compulsory redundancies at senior level over nine months in 2016-17, documents obtained by HSJ reveal.

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Leading south coast trust misses finance target by £8m

A trust which is rated outstanding and is in relative financial health has reported an £8m deterioration in its finances.

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Trust's private unit ranked lowest for patient satisfaction

A prestigious London foundation trust has the lowest rating for patient satisfaction, new data on private healthcare reveals.

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Special measures trust receives £30m to upgrade A&E

NHS Improvement has approved £30m of new investment in emergency care facilities at a special measures trust, as part of a new initiative to reduce A&E waiting times and improve the care quality.

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CCG with 'serious weaknesses' put under legal directions

A clinical commissioning group has been placed under legal directions by NHS England after reporting a £27m overspend.

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Analysis: Over 100 trusts report rise in E coli infections in a year

Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.