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Exclusive: New areas see rapidly rising covid pressure on hospitals

Covid demand on hospitals is now rising rapidly in parts of England so far spared the worst of wave two, analysis of new figures reveals.

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Exclusive: New surge in Manchester covid patients amid lockdown row

Greater Manchester’s hospitals have seen a new surge in beds occupied by patients with coronavirus in the last 24 hours, HSJ understands.

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Trust reports sharp spike in covid patients

An acute hospital in Greater Manchester is now experiencing a spike in coronavirus patients, following weeks of high infection rates in the community.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: Operations and Performance Initiative of the Year

The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: HSJ Value Award of the Year

Just one in four people suffering from a long-term mental illness are in work. Mental health problems at work cost the economy £34.9bn with a cost to business of £26bn each year.

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Parents who lost babies join Kirkup panel

Two parents who have lost babies are to act as specialist advisers to an investigation into maternity and neonatal services in East Kent, which is beginning its work.

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Bullying, bad behaviour and broken IT uncovered at worst trusts for junior doctors

Regulators have uncovered multiple examples of patients being put at risk when junior doctors are left with tasks they are not trained for, lacking support, and facing bullying and inappropriate behaviour.

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Greater Manchester must ‘deeply recognise’ its A&E problem

The need for Greater Manchester to improve its performance against the accident and emergency target needs to be “deeply recognised” — and lessons learned from the slower than expected impact of the region’s prevention work, one of its senior leaders had told HSJ.

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Scent of a scandal

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Top hospital chief executive leaving to head challenged STP

A widely respected hospital chief executive has been appointed chief officer for a large sustainability and transformation partnership in the north west, HSJ has learned.

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‘Outstanding’ leadership trust names new chief exec

A hospital trust rated “outstanding” for leadership has appointed a new chief executive from a nearby provider.

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HSJ’s 10 most read leadership stories of 2019

With 2019 coming to an end, HSJ is taking some time to look back at the most read stories on leadership and appointments of the year.

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Swedish firm picked for major radiology contract

A Swedish company has been named preferred supplier for a major radiology contract, spanning eight NHS trusts in the North West, HSJ has learned.

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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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Highly regarded CEO to step down

A highly regarded chief executive has announced she will step down in March next year.

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North by North West: Why Liverpool missed out

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Trust appoints seventh CEO in four years

A small acute trust in the north west has appointed its seventh chief executive in four years.

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North by North West: Going electronic

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North by North West: Capital boosts

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North by North West: No case to answer

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