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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Conditions imposed on a teaching hospital’s operating theatres because of major infection risks have been lifted following refurbishment work.
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.
A former hospital trust director has admitted a charge of fraud after lying about having a degree.
Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
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.
Commissioners have extended the temporary closure of an obstetrics unit for the “foreseeable future” after difficulties staffing it.
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.
A series of theatre upgrades have been carried out at an Oxford hospital after inspectors found major infection risks at the site.
Specialist cancer scans will continue to be provided by a major teaching trust after NHS England backtracked on a decision to award the work solely to a private provider.
Two large teaching trusts have been forced to close more than 170 beds due to concerns over fire safety, while significant sections of one hospital can only remain open if hourly checks are carried out.
A consultant stroke physician who developed the well-known face arm speech test – or FAST – has been elected vice chair of the Academic Health Science Network.
A community ward at a Buckinghamshire hospital will close next month due to a shortage of nurses and therapists.
A large teaching trust has teamed up with Oxford University and a major US healthcare provider to launch a new private diagnostics clinic in London.