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First region targets 2030 for net zero carbon

A sustainability and transformation partnership has agreed an “incredibly challenging” ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 ahead of declaring a “climate emergency”.

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Director makes cash plea over ‘inequitable’ service

A director of maternity services at a financially struggling trust have issued a plea to their board for investment amid reports their department is losing patients and staff due to inequitable service provision.

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CEO ‘delighted’ as trust prepares to exit special measures

A trust is due to leave special measures, after problems with quality and bullying landed it in the regime more than two years ago.

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Revealed: The trusts put on notice over risks to staff

NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.

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Two-thirds of trusts failing to protect staff from violence

Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.

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‘Concern’ over Cornish patients’ long journeys for cardiology treatment

A commissioner’s elective lead has raised concerns about the distance cardiology patients face travelling for treatment.

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Election pledges could target left-behind STPs

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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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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Hospital fined for 13 breaches of duty of candour rules

A hospital trust has been fined a total of £16,250 for 13 separate breaches of the NHS statutory duty of candour, the Care Quality Commission has said.

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Mapped: The hospital builds in PM’s pledge

The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.

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Government promises £3bn hospital building programme

The government has announced a £3bn capital investment plan to rebuild hospitals and replace diagnostic equipment.

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‘Black alert’ declared at Midlands teaching trust

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has declared a black alert and is urging staff to prioritise patient discharges.

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Court rejects trust claim that contract cannot be delivered within budget

A trust has lost its legal challenge aimed at getting a local authority to retender a sexual health services contract awarded to a charity provider.

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Following the Money: Ignored STPs get capital injection

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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Revealed: The 20 capital projects promised by the PM

The government has unveiled a list of 20 new capital investment projects worth a total of £853m.

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Twenty big NHS building projects that need Boris’ cash

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.

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Two STPs launch joint acute services review

Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in shared services, separation of urgent and elective work, and staff sharing schemes.

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Leadership Q&A: Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Integrated Heath and Care System

The board of Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust explain how the role of independent chair will lead the Integrated Care System Leadership Group and help shape the vision of transforming health and social care across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

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Following the Money: The future of NHS procurement revealed

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.

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Breast cancer target performance drops 10pp in a year

Performance against a target for the NHS to quickly see patients with suspected breast cancer fell by more than 10 percentage points in the last financial year, new data reveals.