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Exclusive: Taxpayers cash could be used to fill hole created by fall in NHS private work

Taxpayers may have to make up for millions of pounds lost in NHS private patient income during the covid pandemic, HSJ can reveal.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: Operations and Performance Initiative of the Year

The Clinical Coding team are vitally important for Kettering as clinically coded data forms the bedrock of information they have on their patients.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: Clinical Support Services Award

Tea trolley teaching is a novel training method, where a trolley loaded with tea, cakes and educational materials is taken to the place of work, providing short, 10-minute educational sessions at the times and in locations that suit learners.

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Intensive care unit stays open despite fire warning

A children’s hospital is having to put safety measures in place because it discovered building problems which could mean fire spreading quickly, it has emerged.

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Digital solution to help expectant mothers manage diabetes

GDm-Health remote monitoring system helps ensure the highest standards of care for pregnant women in the times of the covid-19 pandemic

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Exclusive: NHS trusts suspend life-saving organ transplants

Major transplant centres have stopped performing many of their procedures due to the coronavirus pandemic, while the national coordinating body says a complete cessation “may only be days away”.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2020: MedTech, Device or Hardware Innovation Award

WINNER: GDm-Health: Sensyne Health and Oxford University Hospitals FT

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Private provider takes CCGs to court over contract decision

Five clinical commissioning groups have been accused of acting unlawfully in their decision to award a contract for community diagnostic services to a new private provider last year.

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Major trust’s EPR down for 13 hours amid supplier difficulties

The electronic patient record system at a major teaching hospital trust went down for more than 12 hours yesterday, due to technical issues with its supplier.

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Ex-DH and trust director spared jail over degree lie

A former Oxford hospitals trust director who admitted to a charge of fraud after lying about having a degree has been given a suspended sentence.

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NHSI loosens leash on teaching trust

Regulatory measures placed on a major teaching trust have been lifted by NHS Improvement – but the regulator remains concerned over the organisation’s finances and cancer performance.

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CQC lifts conditions on hospital after refurbishment work

Conditions imposed on a teaching hospital’s operating theatres because of major infection risks have been lifted following refurbishment work.

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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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Ex-DH and trust director admits fraud over degree lie

A former hospital trust director has admitted a charge of fraud after lying about having a degree.

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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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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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New Brexit plan worse for NHS than May’s deal, experts warn

The NHS will be exposed to more risk by the government’s latest Brexit deal than by Theresa May’s original agreement, health service experts and lobby groups have told HSJ.

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Full maternity services at hospital axed for ‘foreseeable future’

Commissioners have extended the temporary closure of an obstetrics unit for the “foreseeable future” after difficulties staffing it.

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Unit’s ‘temporary’ downgrade may stay in place for ‘foreseeable future’

Full maternity services will not return to an Oxfordshire hospital for the “foreseeable future” if proposals are given the green light by county health chiefs.

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Teaching trust revamps theatres after inspectors uncover infection risks

A series of theatre upgrades have been carried out at an Oxford hospital after inspectors found major infection risks at the site.