The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients
NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.
There are many reasons to be cautious about whether the long-term plan can be delivered but there is hope that the NHS can rise to the challenge it has been set, writes Chris Ham
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.
There is no “silver bullet” to improve failing trusts, the chief executive of the latest NHS trust to jump from an “inadequate” to “good” Care Quality Commission rating has said.
Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.
A teaching hospital has had to contact more than 1,000 staff and patients after a “unique, unexpected transmission” of tuberculosis between a patient, a staff member and another patient.
Stroke services in West Sussex could be reorganised – two years after plans were halted because of fears they would impact on other hospitals outside the county.
A chief executive who left his hospital job a year ago as part of a government performance crackdown has been appointed to lead a London trust.
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.
A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.
Thinking differently about how we engage our workforce is key to addressing some of the major obstacles we’re facing in cancer care, writes Jane Maher
The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.
A large teaching hospital has come out of financial special measures despite ending the last financial year with a £56m deficit.
Winner Healthy London Partnership and Metropolitan Police Service: Handover process for voluntary mental health patients in emergency departments
Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach
A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.
Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2018 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.