Colchester hospital has been chosen over Ipswich to host a new £44m elective orthopaedic centre, prompting East Suffolk politicians to allege their local provider has deteriorated since the two hospitals merged and urging a re-think.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
The NHS has been given another 11 months of support for a decade-old version of Microsoft Windows, while about half of its computers are still running the softfware, HSJ can reveal.
Intelligent automation has saved a foundation trust 27,000 hours of staff time since it was launched in July last year.
One of East Anglia’s largest acute providers could miss out on £26m of funding after its finances deteriorated in the first quarter of 2019-20, the trust’s finance bosses have warned.
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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.
Three leading NHS trust chief executives have called on their peers to directly challenge communities whose racist and homophobic views often lead to the abuse of NHS staff.
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.
Suffolk and North East Essex shadow integrated care system has appointed senior local commissioning leader Ed Garratt as its executive lead.
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.
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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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