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Hospital brings cleaning and catering in-house to ‘support minority ethnic communities’

An acute trust has brought their cleaning and catering contracts back in house to boost workforce equality and support staff from minority ethnic communities.

Dr Martin Kuper

Specialist trust appoints new chief executive

A specialist London trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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London Eye: The biggest job in hospital-land

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

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Exclusive: Shared chief executive and chair for trusts with £2bn plus turnover

Two hospital trusts with a combined turnover of more than £2bn will share a chief executive and chair from June, HSJ understands.

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Revealed: Trusts pay £15m to Serco in fallout from pathology deal

Two trusts have paid an outsourcing firm £15m to leave the joint venture which has provided their pathology services over the last 10 years, HSJ  can reveal.

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Revealed: the nine hospital trusts where covid patients fill at least half the beds

Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.

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London Eye: Here's your baby... and the bill

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Leaked data shows waiting list ‘tipping into disaster’

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

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London Eye: Deciding who is in charge

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

Pathology

Three trusts agree pathology 'hub' model expected to save £51m

Three trusts in east London have agreed to consolidate much of their routine pathology work on a single “hub” site.

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Trust agrees sick pay uplift after pressure from unions

A London trust has resisted calls to insource its soft facilities management contract, but agreed to improved terms and conditions for staff providing the outsourced services.

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Medics demand better terms for 'less valued colleagues'

A third of the doctors employed by Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust have written to management calling on them to rethink a controversial outsourcing deal.

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Revealed: The trusts with the biggest drop in referrals

Referrals for treatment fell by 70 per cent during covid-19 lockdown, new data has shown.

Dr Simon Wallace

Top quality data is key to Artificial Intelligence reaching full potential in healthcare

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London records surge in measles cases

Measles is on the increase in London with infections in the first quarter of 2019 outstripping the same period last year by more than a third.

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Commissioners probe collapse of 'trailblazing' service

Commissioners are investigating the abrupt closure of a midwifery service hailed as a “trailblazing” model in the NHS long-term plan which ceased operations after racking up £900,000 of debt.

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Staff survey analysis: Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

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.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the most staff experiencing violence

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.

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Snubbed STP accuses centre of not fully considering capital bids

Leaders of a health economy which has been awarded only a fraction of the funds allocated through a new capital regime have claimed national bodies failed to fully consider their bids.

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Exclusive: Hospitals to miss flagship winter target

Hospitals were on course to miss a flagship target to free up 4,000 beds, information obtained by HSJ suggests.