The former chief executive and medical director of a major NHS trust are facing misconduct charges over an alleged failure to protect breast patients from disgraced surgeon Ian Paterson.
The chief executive of one of England’s largest acute trusts is to appear before a General Medical Council investigation committee, after being accused of providing misleading and inaccurate information to the regulator.
The number of patients waiting more than two years for elective care has grown by nearly half in the space of one month, HSJ analysis can reveal.
A large trust in the West Midlands has told patients it is suspending “a high proportion” of non-urgent cancer surgery, HSJ has learned.
Dame Julie Moore has announced her retirement from the newly merged University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust.
Dame Julie Moore has dismissed suggestions of another takeover of a neighbouring trust but says the boundaries between acute providers are “blurring” across Birmingham and Solihull.
One of the biggest hospital trusts in the country will form on Sunday following a deal being reached after months of wrangling with NHS Improvement.
The way NHS patients are referred to and from the private sector by individual professionals will be examined by an independent inquiry, the government has announced.
A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.
Chris Ham has announced he will leave the King’s Fund at the end of 2018.
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.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.
The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.
A merger that would create one of the biggest trusts in England has been delayed amid ongoing talks with NHS Improvement over funding.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
Clinicians who work across the public and private sectors could leave the NHS open to more compensation claims following the Ian Paterson scandal, the chief executive of NHS Resolution has warned.
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.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.