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Region ‘working to 40-week target’ for treatment

A group of NHS organisations have said they are “working to referral to treatment time targets of 40 weeks instead of 18 weeks”, in board papers which they are now indicating are misleading.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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STP appoints independent chair

A former local authority chief has been appointed chair of Cornwall’s sustainability and transformation partnership.

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Challenged STP drafts in reformer to develop hospital plan

A senior clinician who led the development of plans for a major acute reconfiguration in Essex has been seconded to the Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership as its “independent medical director”, HSJ has learned.

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CCGs seek single exec after letter from regional director

The five mid and south Essex clinical commissioning groups have set out plans for a single accountable officer and executive team by April 2020.

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Specialist trust now providing a fifth of all NHS private patient work

A specialist cancer trust increased its income from private patients by £17m last year, while the service as a whole saw non-NHS healthcare revenues rise by 6 per cent.

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Mega-merger trust unfairly dismissed head of HR

A hospital trust involved in a merger with two other trusts has lost the second employment tribunal claim brought by a redundant senior manager this year.

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CCG raises concerns over controversial patient records system

Commissioners have raised concerns about a hospital trust which has failed to report basic waiting time data for almost two years after it went live with a controversial government-subsidised patient records system.

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Two execs step down as mega-merger trusts rebrand

Two members of the board overseeing the merger of three are stepping down from their leadership positions.

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New chair appointed for troubled trust

System leaders have appointed a new interim chair for the troubled East of England Ambulance Service Trust.

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Chair of challenged STP to stand down

The independent chair of the Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership will stand down later this year.

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Three trust mega-merger delayed by a year

The planned merger of three Essex hospital trusts has been pushed back a year, board papers published this month have revealed.

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England's waiting list still too big

The waiting list should be shrinking at this time of year, but it isn’t. In better news, the number of one year waiters is coming down.

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Hospital chain unfairly dismissed director in restructure

A hospital group unfairly dismissed a senior manager as it restructured staff across three trusts, a tribunal has ruled.

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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London's private income growth covers decline across other trusts

Growth in private income at a small number of London trusts offset a decline across the rest of England last year, HSJ analysis has found.

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NHS finance directors pressured to act 'unethically'

NHS finance directors and their teams are being put under pressure to act “unethically” in their reporting, senior figures at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy have said.

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Major reconfiguration could be referred to Hancock

A major reconfiguration of services faces referral to the health and social care secretary by a local council, putting £118m of transformation funding at risk.

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Six trusts named as 'outliers' in lung cancer audit

A hospital trust is considering hiring more nurse specialists after being flagged as an outlier for lung cancer treatment.

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Major reconfiguration given green light by commissioners

Mid and South Essex commissioners have approved a controversial acute reorganisation, which will involve major changes to where and how emergency, specialist and elective services across the patch.