Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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Regulators 'refuse to back' research investment at deficit trust

A London teaching hospital has found itself unable to “secure regulator support” for a new research institute because of its financial problems, a board report reveals.

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London trusts to pay for thousands of EU staff's ‘settled status’

Trusts across London have confirmed they will reimburse EU staff applying for settled status to live in the UK after Brexit.

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Major tertiary provider restricts out-of-area referrals

A major London teaching hospital has restricted referrals from out-of-area in response to unprecedented demand for its services.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: No white smoke

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

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Who will be the capital's new NHS boss?

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Don't hate the rota, hate the game

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

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Contract delays reported in genetic testing overhaul

A flagship project to commission new contracts for seven genetic testing hubs appears to have been delayed.

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Eight trusts tender £2bn pathology contract amid network shake-up

An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.

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Trust brings in external investigators over bullying claims

A large hospital trust has ordered an external investigation into bullying and harassment.

St George’s Hospital

Trust loses complex surgery to fix 'dysfunctional' surgical unit

A south London trust is moving complex heart surgery cases to other hospitals in the capital while it tries to reform its “dysfunctional” cardiac surgical unit.

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National regulator called in over 'dysfunctional' surgical unit

A beleaguered London teaching trust has called in NHS Improvement to oversee its efforts to turn around its heart surgery unit.

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“Non-clinical compassion”; the forgotten value

Ali Raza, Vlad Kovach and Amanda Maunders make a case for kindling “non-clinical compassion” into healthcare policy thinking, citing examples of how Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust is trying to integrate a compassionate outlook in non-clinical work

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Exclusive: Fix ‘dark force’ surgical unit or lose it, leaked review tells trust

An independent review has challenged the leadership of a teaching hospital to make immediate changes to its cardiac surgical team or face losing the service altogether.

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Two acute trusts defy NHSI pathology plans

Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.

Patient-Safety-Awards 3

HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety (public)

Winner Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust: Body worn video on mental health wards

Patient-Safety-Awards 3

HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Clinical Governance and Risk Management in Patient Safety

Winner Walsall Healthcare Trust: An integrated approach of changing cultures in clinical governance/patient safety

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Exclusive: Hospitals yet to tackle Grenfell cladding fire safety risks

A major trauma unit is still closed because of concerns over fire safety cladding almost a year after the Grenfell Tower disaster, HSJ has learned.

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GIRFT: Outlier trust stops performing lung cancer procedure

A major teaching hospital identified as an outlier for thoracic surgery by a clinical audit has stopped performing a surgical procedure.

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Ten innovators in cancer care

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in cancer care.