London’s Nightingale hospital has remained largely empty, with just 19 patients being treated at the facility over the Easter weekend, HSJ understands.
Regulators have written to a major acute trust to query the appointment of its chair and her fitness to fill the role.
Analysis carried out for NHS England’s review of NHS targets has proposed it set a “maximum time-to-assessment target… for all those attending [accident and emergency departments]”.
Government auditors have highlighted a lack of correlation between the prime minister’s capital funding announcements and those NHS providers with the largest backlogs of maintenance problems.
A prestigious specialist trust will merge with one of the capital’s biggest teaching hospital trusts, in a deal which could pave the way for a huge land sale in west London.
Two patients in England have been tested positive for the Wuhan novel Coronavirus, the chief medical officer said today.
The General Medical Council is planning to work more closely with NHS trusts and other organisations on how they investigate staff conduct locally.
Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.
NHS England is working to develop a single framework for all professional regulators when dealing with a conduct complaint.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
Innovative approaches are needed to efficiently deliver the main functions of outpatient care, write Ben Horner and Rishi Das-Gupta
The cost of fixing NHS buildings to avoid serious injuries to patients and major disruption to clinical services continues to rise and outstrip the NHS’ investment in estates maintenance, new figures reveal.
A new national clinical director for cancer has been appointed, along with two other NCDs.
NHS charities have the potential to be the nation’s biggest independent supporters of health and well-being, notes Ellie Orton
The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.
The government has announced a £3bn capital investment plan to rebuild hospitals and replace diagnostic equipment.
A specialist cancer trust increased its income from private patients by £17m last year, while the service as a whole saw non-NHS healthcare revenues rise by 6 per cent.
With the new prime minister poised to announce NHS building projects, HSJ has identified 20 of the most significant hospital infrastructure schemes that require big injections of capital funding, often to address pressing problems with care quality.
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