Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Pathology

Revealed: Trusts pay £15m to Serco in fallout from pathology deal

Two trusts have paid an outsourcing firm £15m to leave the joint venture which has provided their pathology services over the last 10 years, HSJ  can reveal.

Steve Weiner

Two major hospitals share ex-Unilever boss as director

A former Unilever boss is now a permanent director at two major London providers.

report, court

Trusts drop business rates battle against councils

Eleven NHS trusts have dropped a long-running bid to pay business rates at a discount usually reserved for charities, according to the Local Government Association.

HSJ Awards Logo 2020

HSJ Awards 2020: Integrated Care Partnership of the Year

WINNER: Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT – Guy’s Rapid Diagnostic Clinic Team

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Put an ICU clinician in PPE on a plinth

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The Altiplano

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

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: Fewer black and Filipino NHS staff vaccinated amid ‘hesitancy’ concern

The largest hospital trust in England has reported substantially lower covid vaccine uptake among its black African, black Caribbean and Filipino staff so far, citing ‘vaccine hesitancy’.

vaccine needle injection

Hospital offered covid jabs ‘on demand’ for several weeks

A leading hospital trust has been giving covid-19 vaccinations ‘on demand’ to people outside the top priority groups but who phoned for appointments without an invite, for several weeks, it has emerged.

A&E accident and emergency

Two hospitals ‘decanting’ to central London trust amid ‘extreme’ pressures

A pair of major London hospitals are decanting patients to central London sites as the region asks trusts to ‘super surge’ their critical care capacity, HSJ understands.

intensive care medical machines

Teaching trust’s staff ‘utterly rinsed and completely wiped out’ by elective targets

A major London trust’s critical care staff have urged leaders to review elective work targets amid serious concerns over workload, safe staffing and burnout, HSJ  has learned.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The end of the year

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

Nasa photo of the Thames, London

Board go-ahead for merger to create UK’s largest trust

The merger of two foundation trusts to create the UK’s largest healthcare provider was approved.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The commanding heights

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

Computer and stethoscope

Exclusive: Three trusts paying US firm £210m for tech catch-up

A new electronic health record system will cover three linked London trusts in a deal worth £210m as they look to catch up with peers on tech maturity, they have revealed to HSJ.

Ben clover expert briefing

Keeping theatres going in lockdown two

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

money efficiency

Exclusive: Taxpayers cash could be used to fill hole created by fall in NHS private work

Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.

Technology

Second leading trust chooses tech supplier not included on NHSE and X approved list for £175m deal

One of the NHS’s flagship teaching trusts has defied NHSX and NHS England by selecting an electronic patient record system supplier not included on their approved framework, HSJ can reveal.

Waiting

Exclusive: Capital to centralise elective care in new ICS hubs

London’s NHS is attempting to fast track the creation of centralised surgical hubs for each of its five health systems in a bid to recover spiralling waiting lists and long waits, HSJ understands.

Anita Charlesworth

HSJ80 full list: The most influential people in health

The HSJ80 lists the figures who will exercise the most power and/or influence in the English NHS and health policy over the next 12 months