A merger to create a £600m turnover trust is back on the cards after last weeks’ government capital funding announcement.
Consultants at a major teaching trust were offered time off in lieu to stop them refusing extra work because of the ongoing NHS pensions crisis, HSJ has learned.
The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.
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.
A trust chief executive has said merging with its leading neighbour is ‘inevitable’ despite ongoing failures to secure funding.
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Plans to trial a new standalone one-hour sepsis target for emergency departments as part of the NHS standards review pilot could be dropped, HSJ understands.
Fresh concerns have been raised about how NHS England is conducting its controversial pilot of new accident and emergency standards.
A trust has extended its pathology contract with a public-private partnership as doubts have emerged over a planned merger with a neighbour.
NHS England has selected 14 hospital trusts to test new accident and emergency standards which could replace the four-hour target.
NHS performance against the four-hour accident and emergency target hit a new record low in February – for the second month in a row.
NHS performance against the four-hour accident and emergency target hit a record low in January on both the overall and type 1 category for major emergency departments.
Health leaders in one of the first wave of “integrated care systems” have been forced to agree new ad hoc ways of working with a council, after it formally quit the partnership, it has emerged.
A leading trust’s planned acquisition of its smaller neighbour is in doubt after it revealed a second delay over funding concerns.
Providers and commissioners are coming forward to work together more strategically to deliver better outcomes for their local populations, say Dr Gordon Macmillan and Dr Chirag Bakhai
An “advanced” health economy has appointed a joint chief finance officer to work across its three commissioners.
Claire Read outlines some approaches that support trusts in tackling the four hour accident and emergency target
Break down the accident and emergency challenge into manageable chunks and then deal with them one at a time, says Jonathan Patrick
In May 2018 the care of 98.4 per cent of patients arriving at the A&E department of Luton and Dunstable University Hospital Foundation Trust was completed within four hours. Claire Read explores the factors driving this success
Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Groups have appointed a new joint accountable officer, a key appointment as it bids to move towards an integrated care system model.