Due to the significant challenges posed by the first wave of Covid-19, CCGs in North-West London (NWL) designed and piloted a ‘virtual-ward’ to enable better patient care, enhance clinical capacity and improve access for patients presenting with moderate Covid symptoms. The pilot sought to safely monitor patients in the community ...
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.
A pair of London trusts have appointed a single chief executive as they join forces to form a ‘hospital group’.
NHS trusts hoping to build the first new hospitals under the government’s flagship infrastructure project have been told to submit plans for schemes costing less than £400m, prompting concern about plans being watered down.
The official leading the government’s flagship hospital building programme has admitted ‘the brakes have come on’ for some of the frontrunner projects, with some having to revisit their designs due to new requirements.
London Ambulance Service Trust’s chief executive is to step down this summer and will be replaced by an acute trust boss on a secondment basis.
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An acute trust has brought their cleaning and catering contracts back in house to boost workforce equality and support staff from minority ethnic communities.
Two hospital trusts with a combined turnover of more than £2bn will share a chief executive and chair from June, HSJ understands.
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.