St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Trusts across region create staff bank to cut agency costs

Eighteen trusts in the North West will establish a major ‘staff bank’, using new technology to pool junior doctors across the region.

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Second covid wave will be ‘10 times harder’ for the NHS, says CEO

The second wave of the covid pandemic will be ‘10 times harder’ for the NHS, and will require a step-change in the service’s use of technology, according to the chief executive of a trust group in the Midlands.

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Exclusive: Covid-struck city to hold talks today on cancelling ops

Urgent talks will be held this afternoon over the extent to which hospitals in Liverpool can scale back their elective care due to rising covid admissions, HSJ understands.

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First ‘digital aspirant’ trusts revealed by NHSX

Twenty-three trusts will share a £28m pot of technology funding as part of the first wave of “digital aspirant” providers, NHSX has announced.

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Revealed: The trusts which will struggle most to deliver quality care in 2020

The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.

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A trust where staff can thrive

An enthusiasm and commitment to patient care, positive staff culture and authenticity were among the attributes that led to St Helen’s and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust winning the 2019 HSJ Award for Acute or Specialist Trust of the Year. Alison Moore reports

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Scent of a scandal

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North by North West: Outsourcing, the Moors murderer, and £260k-a-year

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2019 HSJ Awards winners revealed

The 23 winners of the 2019 HSJ Awards were named last night.

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HSJ’s acute trust of the year succeeds due to stellar staff satisfaction

The winner of the acute trust of the year category at this year’s HSJ Awards has the most satisfied staff in the country.

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HSJ Awards 2019: Acute or specialist trust of the year

WINNER:St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust

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North by North West: Why Liverpool missed out

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North by North West: Going electronic

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Hundreds of outsourced staff strike for ‘fair pay’

Outsourced support staff at two teaching hospitals have begun two days of strike action over their pay rates.

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Revealed: The trusts which successfully challenged their CQC ratings

Three NHS providers successfully challenged the Care Quality Commission to improve their draft inspection rating last year.

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North by North West: Capital boosts

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North by North West: No case to answer

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North by North West: Groupthink

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North by North West: Unpicking the headlines

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NHS legal threat scuppers private firm’s £25m deal

A procurement process which named a private provider as the preferred bidder for contracts worth £25m has been abandoned, after NHS trusts threatened legal action.