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Just over two months ago, HSJ wrote an editorial suggesting the approach being taken to the recruitment of the NHS’ new chief operating officer would result in “a good chief executive being ripped away from a trust that needs them.” We also said that, as a result, the new COO ...
The newly-appointed NHS chief operating officer is taking up the role on a secondment basis and has told staff at her trust she expects to “return to the trust after a period working at national level”, HSJ has learned.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have chosen the boss of a major hospital trust to be their national chief operating officer, effectively the deputy chief executive of the NHS.
A major hospital trust has gone to market for a £175m overhaul of its IT systems, with an option to expand into two neighbouring trusts amid merger rumours.
Private sector providers are taking advantage of training budget cuts to tempt nurses away from a major NHS hospital trust.
A hospital trust has announced the opening of its privately-managed orthopaedic centre.
A hospital trust has chosen an “NHS option” for its pathology work in the shape of a large provider outside its local area.
A trust has extended its pathology contract with a public-private partnership as doubts have emerged over a planned merger with a neighbour.
NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.
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NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
Below is a breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.