An HSJ webinar, run in association with Acumentice, brought together a small panel to consider how the context of a continuing pandemic – and the suspension of elective activity during its first wave – has affected approaches to managing waits. By Claire Read
A London acute trust that has been hardest hit in each pandemic wave expects its waiting list to keep growing until spring.
Students at a London medical school have demanded an immediate end to their “compulsory” reassignment covering nurse and healthcare assistant shifts in the intensive care units at their connected trust.
NHS England and senior clinical leaders in London are ‘profoundly uncomfortable’ that some routine elective care is continuing in private hospitals, while the NHS faces ‘unthinkable’ pressures from coronavirus.
With waiting lists swelling in the face of the pandemic, a recent HSJ webinar heard how some trusts are putting clinicians at the heart of their approach to addressing the backlog
The merger of two foundation trusts to create the UK’s largest healthcare provider was approved.
A former Post Office chief executive is standing down as chair of a major acute trust after two years.
Better sanctions guidance, redress for victims of “kangaroo courts” and proper training for managers are essential if disciplinary procedures are to be reformed, argue Narinder Kapur, Christian Harkensee and Terry Skitmore.
Local NHS requests for hundreds of millions of pounds of government funding to help deal with covid pressures have gone unanswered throughout the pandemic, an HSJ investigation has found.
Trusts have been urged to reflect on their disciplinary procedures, and review them annually where required, following the death of a senior nurse who took his own life after being dismissed.
An HSJ webinar, held in association with Elsevier, explored the ways in which digital technology might help clinicians make the right decisions for the right patients and at the right time – leading to improved safety and efficiency
Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.
Increasing staff absence due to covid-19 will have a ‘significant impact’ on the ability of the NHS to deliver critical care services and routine operations, leading intensive care doctors have said.
Tea trolley teaching is a novel training method, where a trolley loaded with tea, cakes and educational materials is taken to the place of work, providing short, 10-minute educational sessions at the times and in locations that suit learners.
The Integrated Urgent Care Team now work together with other transformation services to support older people living in the community in an integrated model of care to deliver ‘integrated urgent care at home’.
Through its new disciplinary policy, Imperial College Healthcare Trust aims to create a system that promotes fairness and compassion towards its staff, say Narinder Kapur, Christian Harkensee and Terry Skitmore
The NHS needs a framework that prioritises patient safety and supports the equitable prioritisation of patients in different settings, with different diagnoses, and even under the care of different trusts. By Rowan Wathes, Arup Nath and Catherine Urch
Lewis Thomas and Kieran McHugh, trainees on the NHS graduate management scheme working at Imperial College Healthcare Trust and North Central London CCG respectively, share their reflections on leadership having worked during the covid-19 pandemic