Walk-in patients will be unable to access emergency care at a major hospital trust without a referral from a colocated urgent treatment centre, its chief executive has told HSJ.
Two members of the board overseeing the merger of three are stepping down from their leadership positions.
NHS hospitals, GP practices and commissioners could lose £4m after a firm providing NHS dermatology services was put into liquidation, according to documents obtained by HSJ.
A troubled private company has terminated a contract to provide dermatology services two months early and at very short notice, HSJ has learned.
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Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
Nick Hulme spoke at HSJ webinar on winter pressures
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
Making staff “bothered” about the four hour metric and recognising it was a “quality standard not a performance target” was the main driver behind a struggling hospital’s accident and emergency performance recovery, a senior trust chief has told HSJ.
Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust and Ipswich Hospital Trust have completed their merger to create East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust.
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Mid and South Essex commissioners have approved a controversial acute reorganisation, which will involve major changes to where and how emergency, specialist and elective services across the patch.
Mid and South Essex sustainability and transformation partnership, a success regime area which covers one of England’s most pressured health economies, cut its delayed discharges by two thirds in a year, its chair has revealed.
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Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
Three clinical commissioning groups in Essex and Suffolk have set out plans to form a “single strategic commissioning body” across county boundaries as part of local plans to establish an integrated care system
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.