Hospital and GP leaders in east London have warned problems with the capital’s e-referral system have become a ‘critically urgent matter’.
Three trusts in east London have agreed to consolidate much of their routine pathology work on a single “hub” site.
Nearly £350m was earmarked by NHS England/Improvement for spending on England’s Nightingale hospitals, according to newly published contracts.
A third of the doctors employed by Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust have written to management calling on them to rethink a controversial outsourcing deal.
London’s Nightingale Hospital is to be mothballed until a second peak, after seeing only a fraction of the patients first envisaged.
Intensive care capacity in London will be doubled on a permanent basis following the coronavirus pandemic, according to the chief executive of the city’s temporary Nightingale hospital.
The availability of dialysis equipment used to treat more than a quarter of ventilated covid-19 patients has reached “critical” levels, HSJ has learned.
Oxygen shortages and difficulties in expanding storage quickly are now a major problem for hospital bosses dealing with covid-19 patients, HSJ has been told.
Extensive details of the clinical model for the new Nightingale Hospital in east London have been seen by HSJ — including the criteria for admitting patients and expected difficulties in transferring patients from other acute sites.
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NHS chiefs have chosen Cerner as the electronic record provider for the new Nightingale Hospital in London.
The first members of the leadership team at the NHS’ flagship covid-19 treatment centre have been revealed.
The NHS and Army’s project to convert London’s ExCel into a 4,000-bed field hospital — a plan of unprecedented scale for this country — is grappling with major clinical and cultural tensions, as well as the huge logistical challenge, ahead of its official opening next week.
Seventy-two trusts had recorded at least one coronavirus death on Sunday, an increase of 15 on Friday.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital is to be the emergency electives centre for the London region as part of a major reorganisation to cope with the coronavirus outbreak, HSJ understands.
Several of the largest trusts in England appear unlikely to hit their financial “control totals”, after signalling they will need to review their year-end forecasts.
Six providers set to receive major public investment in new hospital buildings may struggle to afford annual charges on their new assets, according to experts.
Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.
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The former medical director of NHS Improvement has joined Barts Health Trust as a non-executive director, it has been announced.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
Innovative approaches are needed to efficiently deliver the main functions of outpatient care, write Ben Horner and Rishi Das-Gupta
The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.
The government has announced a £3bn capital investment plan to rebuild hospitals and replace diagnostic equipment.
NHS England has announced the 12 trusts which will trial the proposed new elective waiting time standard.
A new report highlights that people working in healthcare see patient safety as a genuine priority and this is part of the problem as strategic priorities are traded off against each other, notes Helen Hughes
Junior doctors are “losing faith” in a system used to monitor their workload, with new data suggesting only a fraction of their concerns are leading to changes to services or rosters.
Newham clinical commissioning group has won the 2018 HSJ Award for community or primary care services redesign (London and the south) for the Newham latent tuberculosis infection screening and treatment programme. Alison Moore reports
A hospital trust has chosen an “NHS option” for its pathology work in the shape of a large provider outside its local area.
A London hospital’s maternity service has improved enough to shed its “inadequate” rating, after serious concerns were raised about it at an inspection late last year.
Commissioners are investigating the abrupt closure of a midwifery service hailed as a “trailblazing” model in the NHS long-term plan which ceased operations after racking up £900,000 of debt.
NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.
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NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.