Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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Trusts singled out for failing at 'bog standard' IT

The failure of parts of the NHS to use “bog standard” IT is undermining the case to Treasury for more technology funding, an NHS England director has said.

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Exclusive: Patients at risk as blood clot assessments decline

Thousands of hospital patients are being put at risk of developing deadly blood clots that cost the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds because of a failure to carry out a routine assessment.

Acute Sector Innovation Winners

Nutritional support for dementia patients

Alison Moore reports on how a nutritional support project at Imperial College Healthcare Trust won it the Acute Sector Innovation award

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Joint ventures to link acute and primary care

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: A&E end of year report

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

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Long waits soar as hospitals struggle to admit

Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.

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Shelford Group trust will run deficit for 'at least three more years'

A Shelford Group teaching hospital trust will run an underlying deficit until at least 2021-22, it predicts.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

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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Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

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.

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More trusts using estates 'wheeze' to boost their finances

NHS trusts are increasingly revaluing their estate in a way that boosts their reported financial position, under encouragement from NHS Improvement.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

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.

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Former chief executive to chair troubled trust

A former chief executive of Imperial College Healthcare Trust has been appointed as chair at one of the country’s most troubled trusts.

Rob findlay

Shocking deterioration in RTT waiting times

Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay

Surgery

Year-plus elective waiters at highest number since 2012

The number of patients waiting more than a year for an elective procedure is at its highest since August 2012, new data reveals.

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Director takes chief executive job at trust

Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust has appointed an interim chief executive while it searches for a permanent replacement.

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Exclusive: NHS makes little progress cutting specialised income 'long tail'

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.

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Waiting times steady despite slowdown in admissions

Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.

Genevieve Edwards

Roundtable: Achieving consistent care in neurology

An HSJ roundtable discusses crucial issues relating to treatment of neurological conditions and how services can deliver consistent high quality care to patients. By Alison Moore

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New non-executives join CQC board

Three new non-executive board members have been appointed to the Care Quality Commission.

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Trust stuck with unexpected £5m patient transport bill

A hospital trust was left with an unexpected £5.6m bill for non-emergency patient transport after commissioners underestimated the cost, a report has revealed.