Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Trust decides £4bn price tag ‘too expensive’ for new hospital

A teaching trust is planning a £1.2bn rebuild as part of the government’s new hospitals programme, having rejected a single new site option as “too expensive” at an estimated £4bn.

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ICS lead announces retirement

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire integrated care system’s executive lead is to retire in March after 36 years of working in the NHS.

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Revealed: The trusts receiving a share of £600m estates fund

An acute trust in London is among the biggest winners of a £600m allocation by the government to pay for backlog maintenance across the NHS.

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‘Deep-rooted cultural problems’ found within trust’s ‘inadequate’ maternity services

The Care Quality Commission has raised serious concerns about a major teaching trust’s maternity services and taken action to prevent patients coming to harm.

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Major acute cancels non-urgent electives as covid shuts wards

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has cancelled all non-urgent electives due to growing covid admissions and spread inside the hospital.

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Midlands trust fights to ‘preserve’ elective work amid covid bed closures

Covid’s second surge has begun disrupting elective care at hospitals outside the north west, HSJ has learned.

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Major acute trust launches investigation into bullying during covid crisis

A major teaching hospital trust has launched an investigation into a complaint of bullying during the covid crisis raised on behalf of more than 30 staff.

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The Ward Round: The virtual frontline

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night — and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, will make sure you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping ...

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Fears over vulnerable children after 50pc drop in referrals

Vulnerable children have become “invisible” amid the coronavirus pandemic, leading clinicians have warned, following a dramatic reduction in referrals to child sexual assault services.

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Major trust in talks with private sector for cancer care

A major East Midlands acute trust could move cancer operations to the private sector as it prepares for a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Exclusive: NHS England spends millions to send patients private over winter

NHS England and Improvement have allocated millions of pounds to outsource elective and diagnostic work to the independent sector, in an attempt to keep waiting lists down during the winter, HSJ has learned.


Trust’s ambulance crews lose 18 months waiting at hospitals

Ambulance crews in the East Midlands spent a cumulative total of almost 18 months waiting at hospitals in the region in December, despite a variety of actions to mitigate winter pressures.

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ENT surgery readmissions “much higher than reported”

Ear, nose and throat surgery in the NHS suffers from “significant unwarranted variation” in outcomes, a new study has found.

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Large acute declares ‘critical incident’ over A&E pressures

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a “critical incident” due to pressures on its emergency services.

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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.


Bosses hope six-way merger can help with A&E pressure

The merger of six clinical commissioning groups in Nottinghamshire has been confirmed, following approval by NHS England.

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Power failure hits IT systems at major acute trust

A power failure at a major acute trust in the East Midlands has affected IT services and some clinical systems across its two hospital sites.

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£170k charge on whistleblower will not deter others claims tribunal

A consultant surgeon must pay an NHS trust £170,000 after he lost a whistleblowing case on appeal.

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Midlands teaching trust on ‘black alert’ again

Nottingham University Hospitals has been on black alert for multiple days after being faced with “very high” emergency attendances since last week.


‘High risk’ estates maintenance cost continues to spiral

The cost of fixing NHS buildings to avoid serious injuries to patients and major disruption to clinical services continues to rise and outstrip the NHS’ investment in estates maintenance, new figures reveal.