Health leaders have called for the routine recording of ethnicity and faith during the registration of deaths to help fight covid-19 – but the government appears to have rejected the idea.
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Twelve support staff including some senior managers with up to 20 years NHS experience say they have been “cast aside” unexpectedly after a new provider took over the contract for their service.
Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has been knighted in the 2020 new year’s honours list.
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The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
An NHS foundation trust in north Yorkshire is participating in a pathology joint venture as part of a new networking approach.
With the new prime minister poised to announce NHS building projects, HSJ has identified 20 of the most significant hospital infrastructure schemes that require big injections of capital funding, often to address pressing problems with care quality.
NHS England has announced the 12 trusts which will trial the proposed new elective waiting time standard.
Power and workforce problems led to nearly a third of patients referred for diagnostic tests waiting longer than the six-week target at one acute trust.
Thousands more clinical placements will be delivered via money being paid directly to directors of nursing rather than via commissioning contracts, England’s chief nursing officer has announced.
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Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.
The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
A patient who tried to scam a hospital trust out of more than £800,000 by deliberately exaggerating his injuries has been jailed for contempt of court.
Fifteen NHS trusts have been selected by the Department of Health and Social Care to receive funding for pilot projects to enable flexible working.