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.
Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.
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NHS England has agreed a contract to maintain the Harrogate Nightingale Hospital until March 2021.
NHS England’s chief people officer says she regrets “any upset or misunderstanding” following criticism over an “unacceptable” section of the newly published People Plan.
A healthcare system has set itself the target of filling one in five of its senior leadership posts with black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates.
The NHS must directly confront the issue of “white privilege”, take responsibility for the fact that some from a minority ethnic background believe the service contains “racist” organisations, and stop looking for reasons not to tackle discrimination, leading NHS figures have told HSJ.
Patients will not be sent to the new Nightingale facility in Yorkshire for the time being, as the region’s existing hospitals continue to manage the surge in coronavirus cases.
Moves are taking place to set up a raft of temporary hospitals across England — in venues such as conference and sports centres — to create additional capacity for coronavirus patients.
Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.
An experienced trust chief executive has been chosen to lead a national taskforce group charged with improving inpatient mental health, learning disability and autism services for young people.
A shortage of radiologists, pensions issues and rising demand have driven the worst breast cancer wait times for at least nine years, some of the worst performing trusts told HSJ.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
An NHS foundation trust in north Yorkshire is participating in a pathology joint venture as part of a new networking approach.
NHS England has announced the 12 trusts which will trial the proposed new elective waiting time standard.
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A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.
A departing NHS Improvement regional director will take the chief executive post at a district general hospital, the trust announced.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.