Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The People's Borough turns down the Rose Red Empire

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

Hospital beds

Royal college raises alarm over critical care beds shortage

The Royal College of Surgeons has warned there may be too few critical care beds in England to cope with demand.

Gloucestershire Royal hospital

In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.

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Exclusive: New NHS national digital chief revealed

NHS bosses have appointed emergency medicine consultant Simon Eccles as the health service’s new chief clinical information officer, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust executive had 'clear potential conflict of interest' over director role

A foundation trust has changed its structure to remove a “clear potential conflict of interest” for its estates director, who was also head of a wholly owned estates company that held contracts with the trust.

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Director takes chief executive job at trust

Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust has appointed an interim chief executive while it searches for a permanent replacement.

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Hospitals to return charity donations after sexism controversy

Two London teaching hospitals have said they will return donations from a charity event at the centre of a sexism row.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.

Heart

Trusts to keep heart surgery but must fulfil 'ambitious' promises

Three hospital trusts will no longer lose their congenital heart disease surgery despite the services facing the threat of closure for over a year, NHS England announced on Thursday.

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New £800m specialist hospital planned for London

A new 550 bed hospital costing £800m will be built in London over the next decade, according to plans revealed to HSJ.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Trust takes step closer to massive land sale ahead of crucial NHS England decision

The sale of a hospital site worth tens of millions of pounds has come a step closer after a specialist trust announced a partnership with another trust in a different part of London.

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Trust awards £300m orthopaedics contract to US firm

A Shelford Group trust has awarded a £310m contract to an American company as part of a ‘ground breaking partnership’ for orthopaedic work.

Peterborough City Hospital, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS FT

Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

Tim higginson

Chief executive of hospital trust to retire next year

The chief executive of a multisite hospital trust is retiring next year, HSJ can reveal.

Mike Richards

Exclusive: Sir Mike Richards joins health consultancy

Professor Sir Mike Richards, the previous chief inspector of hospitals, is to take up a new role at a leading health consultancy, it has been announced today.

Heart

Controversial heart surgery closure plans could be ready in weeks

Controversial recommendations over the national reconfiguration of congenital heart disease services could be submitted to NHS England in three weeks, ending years of uncertainty.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Revealed: The NHS trusts falling well short of financial plans

Several acute trusts have fallen significantly short of their three month financial target, while dozens more are relying on heavily backloaded savings plans to deliver their year end plans.

Peter Carter

Comment: Why I am a born-again buddy-ist

Peter Carter puts up a strong case in favour of the concept of buddying, whereby trusts that are struggling are “buddied up” with a successful trust

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Brexit: Government must pay for impact on NHS, alliance warns

The government must pay for any financial impact of Brexit on the NHS, a former top civil servant has said, warning of risks to the UK economy if costs spiral without extra funding.