NHS England is to issue new guidance to clinical commissioning groups in the wake of an alleged cover-up of a teenager’s avoidable death.
A clinical commissioning group altered a review of the death of a teenager with a learning disability – including removing a finding that it was “avoidable” – sparking concern that the national system may be flawed.
Hospital trusts along the Welsh border are at risk of losing millions of pounds this year, as a cross-border dispute over tariffs drags on.
The outstanding work that organisations are doing in partnership with the NHS was recognised with winners named in 16 categories at the 2019 HSJ Partnership Awards.
WINNER: PwC and North Bristol Trust: Digitally Enabling Patient Flow
Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.
The NHS has been warned of “crippling” finance charges from its PFI contracts over the next decade, when aggregate repayments on the deals will reach their peak.
A flagship project to commission new contracts for seven genetic testing hubs appears to have been delayed.
Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe outlines how NHS trusts use wholly owned subsidiaries to gain tax exemptions at the cost of employees who are left in the lurch
A new NHS national service has been set up to scan billions of pages of patient records and upload them to Amazon Web Services.
NHS trusts received around £350m from land sales in 2017-18, an increase of more than 50 per cent on the previous year, according to new data.
Winner East Cheshire Trust: Maintaining patient safety in times of escalation – an organisational approach
Wholly owned companies drive a further fragmentation of the NHS and ignore the strategic drive towards partnership and cooperation across systems, opines Karin Smyth
Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.
Research by HSJ and Unison has found an absolute increase of 9.7 per cent in violent attacks on NHS hospital staff
Community services across a swathe of the South West could be consolidated into a single service as a newly merged clinical commissioning group seeks to relieve pressure on hospitals.
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.
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.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
The employment contracts of thousands of non-clinical NHS staff could be transferred to subsidiary companies under plans being drawn up by 16 hospital trusts.