Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

london skyline

Second setback for half-billion reconfiguration plan

A major reconfiguration plan for services in north west London has been rebuffed by the centre for the second time.

Northwick park hospital

Clinical director loses employment tribunal over private work

A former clinical director has lost his employment tribunal case after a judge ruled he quit his trust over the impact a reconfiguration would have had on his private work, not over patient safety.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

'Gap' in CCG assurance process for Care UK contract

There was a “gap” in commissioners’ assurance process for an urgent care contract with Care UK and the provider’s staffing model was flawed, a review has found.

St James's University Hospital

Revealed: Trusts borrow millions to pay for redundancies and beds

Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.


Hit or miss: Lessons from the best and worst A&E performers

The overall picture shows some economies excelled, others struggled

Maternity unit to close at Ealing

STRUCTURE: The maternity unit at Ealing Hospital Trust will close “as soon as possible” following agreement by local commissioners.

Peter Worthington

Staff play a big role in delivering merger success

Staff must feel emotionally committed to the change

Patient on hospital trolley

North West London merger gets given the go-ahead

STRUCTURE: Two trusts in North West London have merged to form London North West Healthcare Trust.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Appointments at special measures trust

WORKFORCE: Two major appointments have been made at the troubled University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust.


Value in Healthcare Awards: Value and Improvement in Clinical Support Services

Judges said: This demonstrated excellent patient safety and clinical outcomes while contributing to organisational efficiency. The presentation was strong, clearly demonstrating patient safety and efficiency benefits.

Man signing letter

Commissioners issue warning over North West London merger

STRUCTURE: Commissioners have raised concerns that an imminently expected merger between Ealing Hospital Trust and North West London Hospitals Trust will not produce an organisation financially strong enough to attain foundation status.

Hospital staff

HSJ reveals the top healthcare employers

Four clinical commissioning groups are among the top 10 Best Places to Work in healthcare

Ealing Hospital Trust

Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

Delay to merger increases costs by £3m

FINANCE: A proposed merger between Ealing Hospital Trust and North West London Hospitals Trust has been delayed by three months at a cost of £3m.

Ealing reports a £1.5m deficit

FINANCE: Ealing Hospital Trust is reporting a £1.5m deficit for this financial year to date.

Older woman in hospital bed

Analysis: Elderly prioritised in spend of £250m A&E fund

HSJ analysis of the 53 trusts due to receive a share of the Department of Health’s £250m winter pressure fund shows many are prioritising improvements to the care of the frail elderly.

Michael White

Michael White: Hunt's plan halted by NHS nimbys

Hospital closures prompt too much shroud waving

Jeremy Hunt

Hunt backs north west London reconfiguration

Jeremy Hunt has accepted the recommendations of the Independent Reconfiguration Panel to give a green light to a major reconfiguration of accident and emergency services in north west London.