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Winners of 2018 HSJ Value Awards revealed

The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients

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Regulators tell county to look again at centralising stroke services

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.

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Chief exec made an example by centre gets new trust role

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.

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Two acute trusts defy NHSI pathology plans

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.

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'Fantasy' trust debts overtake PFI liabilities

A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.

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More money, not yet enough people: it’s time to get creative

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

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Trusts appoint new joint chair

The chair of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust has been “prised away” from his role to lead two south coast trusts.

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Coastal trust out of financial special measures

A large teaching hospital has come out of financial special measures despite ending the last financial year with a £56m deficit.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Best Patient Safety Initiative in A&E

Winner Healthy London Partnership and Metropolitan Police Service: Handover process for voluntary mental health patients in emergency departments

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Changing Culture

Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach

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Trust loses £26m arbitration with commissioners

A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.

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HSIB to roll out maternity investigations across England by March 2019

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2018

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.

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Trust ordered to improve storage of dangerous liquids after patient death

A hospital where an elderly patient died after drinking cleaning fluid has been criticised over how it stores dangerous substances.

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

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Trust holds up whistleblower investigation

An investigation by the National Freedom to Speak Up Guardian’s Office has been delayed because an NHS trust said it would not fit into its improvement timetable – and then refused a request to speed things up, HSJ has learned.

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Chair of two hospital trusts to retire

The chair of two Sussex acute trusts is to retire in May.

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Three women lead the HSJ top 50 trust chief executives

Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.

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Teaching trust and CCGs in formal arbitration

A teaching hospital and its local commissioners are in formal arbitration as the end of the financial year approaches.