Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Omicron in the capital

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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Trusts failing to report ‘concerning’ numbers of hospital-acquired covid cases

Some acute trusts have failed to report large numbers of hospital-acquired covid infections as patient safety incidents, despite NHS England describing this as ‘fundamental’.

Money, cash and notes

More than a dozen trust chairs receive two salaries as shared leadership spreads

Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.

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Primary care must be helped to work with hospitals in driving the NHS recovery

Central to meeting the challenge facing the NHS will be transforming the relationship between patients, their GPs and their hospitals and linked community services. By Chris Hopson and Vincent Sai

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New chief executive for hospital trust

A north London specialist trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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Dozens of hospitals hit dangerous bed occupancy levels

Dozens of acute trusts have operated at very high levels of bed occupancy in the past month, as they deal with a surge in non-covid patients with thousands fewer beds than normal.

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Revealed: the London trusts yet to vaccinate a quarter of their staff

There is a gap of around 30 percentage points in staff uptake of the covid-19 vaccination between different London trusts, according to figures seen by HSJ.

Ben clover expert briefing

Hospital group chief installed at neighbouring trust

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

Covid-19

Revealed: the nine hospital trusts where covid patients fill at least half the beds

Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.

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Exclusive: NHS pleas for covid upgrade funds went unmet ahead of second wave

Local NHS requests for hundreds of millions of pounds of government funding to help deal with covid pressures have gone unanswered throughout the pandemic, an HSJ investigation has found.

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Shared chair steps down from troubled trust role

The chair of a struggling east London acute has stepped down after three years in post, but will remain chair of the neighbouring mental health trust.

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Exclusive: Nightingale largely empty as ICUs handle surge

London’s Nightingale hospital has remained largely empty, with just 19 patients being treated at the facility over the Easter weekend, HSJ understands.

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Revealed: The hospitals facing most pressure to meet coronavirus demand

New analysis from Edge Health shows that district general hospitals around the centre of London have been the hardest hit by the covid-19 surge, says George Batchelor

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Quality deteriorates as trust leaders drive integration

A south London trust has seen quality and safety deteriorate in some areas as its leadership focussed on major strategic changes, according to a Care Quality Commission report.

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Integration pioneer trust hires director to join up services

A trust whose chief executive is also in charge of commissioning for its patch has appointed a director tasked with helping “join together” health and care services.

A&E

Five trusts fail four-hour target in more than half of A&E cases

An unprecedented five trusts saw less than half of their accident and emergency attendances within four hours in December, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Three patients died after delayed cancer tests at teaching hospital

Three people died of cancer and another four came to severe harm after their endoscopies were delayed, a teaching hospital trust has confirmed.

Ben clover expert briefing

Life-changing news on a trolley

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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CEO Interview - Matthew Kershaw, Croydon Health Services Trust

This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Insight subscribers.

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CCG and trust appoint three joint directors

A clinical commissioning group and a provider trust have announced a further three joint executive appointments.