Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Rating the Russell era

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Q2

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Lab's labours lost?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: No white smoke

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Who will be the capital's new NHS boss?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

map of london

Exclusive: Chief named for biggest group of CCGs

An accountable officer has been appointed across eight clinical commissioning groups in London, covering the most populous patch of any chief officer.

Treasury

NHS Improvement seeks Treasury cash for wave of trust takeovers

NHS Improvement and the Treasury have discussed proposals for “transaction funding” to support a new wave of takeovers of underperforming trusts by other organisations, HSJ can reveal.

David Sloman

David Sloman: STPs are refocusing attention on population health

We have to move away from hospitals being the symbol of the NHS to a world where empowering people to look after their own health is our primary function, writes Sir David Sloman

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Chain-gang

What is going on in England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Surgeons

Revealed: Winners and losers from clinical negligence scheme changes

Seventeen trusts saw a 25 per cent hike in their clinical negligence premiums last year, according to new figures published by the NHS Litigation Authority.

Hospital

Exclusive: DH bailouts rocket to £1.2bn as hospital finances crash

The Department of Health paid out £1.2bn in bailouts in 2014-15, to help more than 50 troubled NHS providers pay wages and creditors, replace aging equipment and cut deficits, HSJ analysis has found.

Boris Johnson

London's devolution demands revealed

Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.

Save the NHS London Big Ben

The future will be tough, whoever's in power

Michael White assesses Cameron’s victory and Labour’s next move

Building site

New Hertfordshire hospital to open in May

ACUTE CARE: The new Queen Elizabeth II hospital in Welwyn Garden City is on schedule to start delivering services in May.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

CCG given NHS England legal direction over waiting list backlog

PERFORMANCE: A legal direction has been placed on a clinical commissioning group by NHS England following the discovery of a large backlog of elective patients at its main provider.

Rob Findlay

English waiting list tops 3 million, its biggest in six years

The English waiting list is 20 per cent bigger than at the last general election but despite that, long waits have improved under the Coalition. We are now well into the zone where the ‘90 per cent adjusted admitted’ target is at risk

Fix for elective reporting issues at Barnet and Chase Farm delayed

PERFORMANCE: Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals Trust’s difficulties with reporting waiting list figures could drag on into the autumn, amid signs that a staggering number of patients have waited more than a year for treatment.

Rob Findlay

English waiting times step back from the brink

But trouble is still building in the longest wait specialties