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London trust with most covid-19 deaths: We serve a vulnerable population

The London hospital trust with the most covid-19 deaths has said the population it serves is “especially vulnerable” to the virus.

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Revealed: The hospitals facing most pressure to meet coronavirus demand

New analysis from Edge Health shows that district general hospitals around the centre of London have been the hardest hit by the covid-19 surge, says George Batchelor

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London hospital bosses: Ventilator supply ‘still quite tight but fingers crossed’

London hospital bosses have told HSJ the supply of ventilators has stayed “just” ahead of demand.

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Single trust reports 21 new coronavirus deaths

There have been 83 deaths reported from covid-19 in England over the past 24 hours with nearly a quarter of them in a single London trust.

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Exclusive: Frantic action to stop London ‘running out of beds in four days’

Details of a massive ramp-up in intensive care beds have been circulated to NHS bosses in London, amid concerns from national leaders that they are four days away from full capacity.

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Hospital’s critical care unit overwhelmed by coronavirus patients

A major London hospital declared a “critical incident” due to a surge in patients with coronavirus, with one senior director in the capital calling the development “petrifying”.

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Exclusive: NHSX appoints new chief information officer

NHSX has appointed a new chief information officer, HSJ has learned.

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Trust forecasts £92m deficit after waiting list push

A struggling hospital trust has increased its forecast year-end deficit to £92m.

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Experienced interim moves to new challenged trust

A struggling hospital trust has appointed an experienced interim chief executive for the coming financial year.

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An iceberg of avoidable patient harm

HSJ’s Performance Watch expert briefing is our fortnightly newsletter on the most pressing performance matters troubling system leaders. This week by bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Several of NHS’ biggest trusts set to miss financial plans

Several of the largest trusts in England appear unlikely to hit their financial “control totals”, after signalling they will need to review their year-end forecasts.

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Trusts missing out on tens of millions from overseas patients

Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.

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London Eye: A clear path?

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

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Thirteen regions yet to agree pathology model

Thirteen out of 29 regions have yet to formally commit to new pathology models, the latest update has revealed, although senior chiefs have declared the major efficiency scheme remains on track.

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HSJ Awards 2019: Driving efficiency through technology

WINNER: London North West University Healthcare Trust and Infinity Health: ePortering: Saving over 10,000 hours per year

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Sir David’s troubled trust rejects centre’s saving plan

One of the country’s most troubled hospital trusts, which is chaired by former NHS England chief executive Sir David Nicholson, has rejected regulators’ request for it to rein in its large deficit.

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DGH launches service to grab market share from teaching hospitals

A north west London trust has launched a new vascular centre to challenge the capital’s major teaching hospitals a year after it was found to be struggling to provide adequate procedures

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Revealed: Junior doctors 'losing faith' in long hours safeguards

Junior doctors are “losing faith” in a system used to monitor their workload, with new data suggesting only a fraction of their concerns are leading to changes to services or rosters.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Recruitment Services Provider of the Year

WINNER: Remedium Partners: Overseas Innovation for the NHS