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Waiting times reach 23 weeks as admissions falter

Elective waiting times have risen from 22 weeks to 23 weeks over the last 14 months, and there is still no end in sight. The target, of course, is just 18 weeks.

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Following the Money: The future of NHS procurement revealed

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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BMA: Cut your workload for a higher pension

Consultants have been advised by the British Medical Association that they could obtain a significantly higher pension by cutting their hours.

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Uncertain future for £1bn saving scheme

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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Exclusive: Clinical waste building up outside hospitals

Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Best Clinical Service and Treatment Pathway Transformation Project

WINNER: PwC and North Bristol Trust: Digitally Enabling Patient Flow

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Trusts bemoan cost pressures from clinical waste switch

Several NHS trusts are grappling with extra costs and relying on temporary containers for clinical waste storage, after a forced change of supplier following last year’s stockpiling scandal.

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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Workforce challenges blamed for trust’s falling cancer performance

A large acute trust’s cancer performance has plummeted over the summer, with only half of its patients treated within 62 days of an urgent screening referral.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis

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.

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Government hits back in clinical waste row

The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal

Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Former chief facing fraud charges died by suicide - inquest

A former acute trust chief executive who faced fraud charges killed himself, an inquest has heard.

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Trusts report new delays in recruiting overseas doctors

Non-EU doctors have been delayed starting their new jobs in the UK because of changes to immigration rules, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: The largest land sales by NHS trusts

NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.

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Prosecution of hospital chief nurse dropped

The prosecution of a hospital trust chief nurse for false accounting has been dropped.

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Four trusts named as digital exemplars for 'hopeless' IT system

Four trusts will receive additional national support to improve the Lorenzo IT system, five years after a senior MP branded it a “hopeless system” supported by a  government bribe.

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Waiting times blow out to 22 weeks as elective admissions falter

Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay

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Former hospital chief executive charged with fraud dies suddenly

A former hospital trust chief executive charged with fraud has died suddenly.