Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan
The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients
The board of one of England’s smallest trusts is expected to take the next steps towards a merger with two neighbours.
The HSJ80 lists the figures who will exercise the most power and/or influence in the English NHS and health policy over the next 12 months
Two trusts have announced plans for a full merger creating a mega trust with a turnover of more than £1bn a year — the first in their region.
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.
The government is expected to have to bail out a major hospital redevelopment within the next few weeks, HSJ has been told.
Up to 10,000 patients may be waiting more than a year for elective treatment as a result of covid-19, official data suggests.
A review has been launched into the delivery of one of the NHS’ biggest building projects, amid concerns it faces significant delays.
A major tertiary trust where junior doctors described their training as ‘the blind leading the blind’ has been warned it could lose its foundation year trainees in general surgery, HSJ has learned.
Trusts and clinical commissioning groups are abandoning scheduled board meetings or holding them in private during the covid-19 crisis.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
A trust has been served with a warning letter after an accidental release of radioactive material during a hurried move into a new building.
Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.
One of England’s smallest trusts is looking at joining a hospital group with its neighbours.
A coroner has criticised a hospital trust for “effectively ignoring” its own policies on transferring patients between hospitals, despite assuring her the issue would be addressed after earlier deaths.
A teaching trust’s referral-to-treatment performance has slumped 20 percentage points in the last two years as demand has soared.
One of England’s smallest trusts is facing a £7m annual deficit — roughly 10 per cent of its turnover — for at least the next four years, and is struggling to access sustainability funding.
The best way for the next government to reduce waiting times will be steadily and patiently, by keeping up with demand. Not with a blitz of waiting list initiatives.