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Harnessing teledermatology to improve cancer care in Leeds

Underpinned by a cross sector collaboration, a teledermatology service for patients with suspicious skin lesions is already showing demonstrable benefits for the wider system, writes Claire Read

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The biggest set of mergers for a decade

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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A whole systems approach that boosted staff engagement

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust won the 2018 HSJ Award for staff engagement for its organisation-wide approach – the Leeds Way. Emma Dent reports

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IT boss at trust praised by Hancock leaves over 'excruciating' NHS tech

The chief digital information officer of a trust praised by the health and social care secretary for its IT has left for a private sector job, saying the situation in NHS IT was “excruciating”.

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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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NHS workforce decisions on hold until autumn

The interim workforce implementation plan will not answer key questions until after the spending review, its national executive lead has told HSJ.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Best Healthcare Provider Partnership

WINNER: Roche Diagnostics and Oxford Academic Health Science Network: Changing clinical practice 

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Healthcare Analytics Provider of the Year

WINNER: PA Consulting Group and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: Theatre Scheduling – Using data to maximise efficiency and use of resources

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Medical Software, Systems and Technology

WINNER: Patchwork and Chelsea and Westminster FT: Patchwork – Digital Transformation of the Staff Bank

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Procurement Support or Service Project of the Year

WINNER: GRI UK and The Bristol, Weston and Bath Partnership Project (BNSSG): Collaboration in Procurement

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Dozens of trusts take financial hit from 'maverick' accounting measure

Dozens of NHS providers face additional financial pressures of up to £4m next year, after an official body provided “clarification” around a contentious accounting adjustment.

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Revealed: The winners and losers of government's £2.9bn capital pot

Two out of three requests from NHS trusts for capital investment have so far been rejected under the government’s new funding regime, analysis by HSJ suggests.

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Freeing up capacity and improving patient care: lessons from Leeds

Implementing a new digital primary to secondary care referral pathway: lessons from the Leeds teledermatology project

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Smaller, local tech projects can help meet needs quickly

Rather than rolling out huge initiatives across the country, the focus for healthcare technology should be improving what already exists at the local level, says Jonathan Patrick

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Worst waiting list trust looks to outsourcing

The trust with the worst elective waiting times performance is outsourcing work to other NHS trusts and a private provider, and restricting out-of-area referrals.

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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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Regulators hire two chief execs to top national roles

Two NHS chief executives have taken up national director roles at NHS Improvement and NHS England, it has been announced.

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The NHS as an anchor – taking forward the long term plan

There are huge opportunities to build on the aims set in the long-term plan to help maximise the role of the NHS as an anchor in its local communities by leveraging on it as an employer, procurer, purchaser and also a mode of social change. By Sarah Reed and Dominique ...

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Exclusive: Tens of thousands of junior doctors working beyond contract

Junior doctors have worked beyond their contracted terms and conditions more than 63,000 times since 2015, resulting in fines worth more than £250,000, HSJ can reveal today.

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Right product, right place, right patient, every time

Working with Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust to deliver success and further innovation as part of Scan4Safety