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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.

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Peter Homa to head board for major trust collaboration

Peter Homa is to chair the board overseeing the collaboration between Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT.

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Analysis: How top trusts saved money by revaluing their estate

HSJ finance correspondent Lawrence Dunhill explains “modern equivalent asset” revaluations - an accounting “wheeze” being used increasingly by NHS trusts.

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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers

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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

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Increasing productivity and maximising capacity is essential

Four Eyes Insight helps NHS trusts improve operational productivity. In the first of two articles, the company’s founders explain their experience of the productivity opportunity and the clinical perspective they bring to it.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.