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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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Trusts delay ‘integrated care’ merger until 2020

Health chiefs have pushed back a merger which would create one of England’s first acute, mental health and community services trusts.

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Food review will ‘unclip caterers’ wings’, says chair

A new government review will aim to stop NHS catering staff feeling “boxed in” and help to “unclip [their] wings”, its chair has told HSJ.

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Google AI lead: Machine learning 18 months away from NHS hospitals

Artificial intelligence will be used to foresee and prevent the onset of life-threatening conditions in NHS hospitals in “substantial pilots” in about 18 months, Google DeepMind’s clinical lead has predicted.

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Twelve trusts to stop reporting waiting times performance as part of trial

NHS England has announced the 12 trusts which will trial the proposed new elective waiting time standard.

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Staffing and scanner problems behind trust’s soaring waiting times

Power and workforce problems led to nearly a third of patients referred for diagnostic tests waiting longer than the six-week target at one acute trust.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Procurement Support or Service Project of the Year

WINNER: GRI UK and The Bristol, Weston and Bath Partnership Project (BNSSG): Collaboration in Procurement

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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London trusts to lose £300m after tariff change

NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut their income by an estimated £300m.

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Redundancies 'not ruled out' as merging trusts target £50m savings

Two trusts have said they cannot rule out redundancies ahead of a merger which aims to deliver savings up to £50m over five years and more joined up patient care.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Breaking: Acute and mental health trusts to merge

An acute hospital trust and mental health and community trust could merge into a single provider.

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Redesigning paediatric care to better manage a burgeoning haystack of patients

Ingrid Torjesen reports on the award winning redesign of a children’s care service pathway

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Fire safety warnings cost trusts millions to tackle

Seven hospital trusts have been issued with fire enforcement notices because of fears NHS trusts are not tackling the risks to patients.

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Ten innovators in care redesign and integration

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign at the 2017 HSJ Awards.

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Ten innovators in cancer care

This week we look at the organisations shortlisted for their innovative work in cancer care.

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The innovators in hospital admissions avoidance

HSJ Solutions is the largest database of validated best practice in the NHS. Here you will find workable and evidence based solutions to everyday challenges facing the NHS.

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Revealed: Acute and mental health trusts plan landmark merger

Two trusts have begun planning a merger to bring together acute, community, and mental health services into a single trust, HSJ can reveal.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

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HSJ Top Chief Executives 2014

The 50 top chief executives nominated by their peers