Trusts have been told to involve specialist gas engineers in their clinical decisions amid “very high demands” for oxygen services.
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.
A troubled trust has announced it will make its interim chief executive permanent, after her predecessor’s departure in the wake of a staff coronavirus outbreak.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has given the go-ahead to the building of a new ‘specialist emergency hospital’ – which was pledged as one of six major rebuilds by the prime minister – the month after it was called in.
Over one hundred trusts will share a £300m capital fund to support coronavirus-related upgrades to emergency departments ahead of winter, the prime minister has announced today.
A council is urging Matt Hancock to call in a decision to build a new specialist emergency care hospital as part of a major £500m project backed by the prime minister.
The location of a new specialist emergency care hospital, which is part of a £500m project and one of six hospital rebuilds pledged by the prime minister, has been agreed by local leaders.
National and regional NHS chiefs will seek to share out scarce ventilators to ”areas with the most immediate need, on a fair share basis relative to patient ventilation need, they have told hospital chiefs, who are increasingly concerned about what they will receive and when.
Just six of the NHS’ more than 200 private patient units are signed up to the independent complaints adjudicator, HSJ has learned.
Fraudsters tried to steal the salaries of four NHS chief executives during the last financial year by impersonating them in emails, HSJ can reveal.
A pair of London trusts have announced they will be sharing a chair, in the latest in a string of joint leadership moves across NHS trusts.
Six providers set to receive major public investment in new hospital buildings may struggle to afford annual charges on their new assets, according to experts.
The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.
Two hospital trusts today announced they will share a chair – the latest in a string of shared leadership moves among NHS providers, especially in London.
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.
A hospital reconfiguration project stalled for roughly 16 years is a step closer to being realised after commissioners and clinicians across regional boundaries signed off a joint business case.
Only a fraction of the £2.5bn of capital funding announced and allocated by the government for the NHS since 2017 has actually been released to the service.
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