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Teaching trust boasts £76m surplus after asset sales and STF bonus

A teaching trust in central London has been awarded bonus payments of £35m after the sale of two assets, including its stake in a radiology joint venture, helped boost its reported surplus.

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Standardisation of medicine doses enhances safety

Ingrid Torjesen on how medicine optimisation management has made it to the HSJ Awards categories this year

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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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NHS Improvement gives more trusts access to £600m 'unearned' STF

Regulators have changed the rules under which a pot of up to £600m of sustainability and transformation funding will be allocated to NHS trusts.

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North by North West: Best and worst from the staff survey

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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Specialist trust set for £27m STF bonus in wake of insurance claim

A specialist trust is set to receive a £27m bonus payment from regulators after a one-off insurance claim boosted its forecast surplus for the year.

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How much could private units contribute to NHS financial recovery?

While there are undoubtedly opportunities for private patient units, careful market due diligence needs to be undertaken and the optimal strategy needs to be considered to make them more lucrative. By Hugh Risebrow

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Following the Money: £780m bonanza for trusts that stay on target

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

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North by North West: Virgin deal exposes council rifts

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here

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Analysis by trust: Large majority provide less consultant access at weekends

The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.

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Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare

The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

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Devo region generates extra £150m after 'very strong' financial performance

The Greater Manchester health economy delivered a “very strong” financial performance last year, generating £150m of investment funding for the region.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Organisation

Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust: Western Sussex Patient First Programme

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Cancer Care

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust: Enabling citizens to actively self manage their cancer care

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Top chief executives roundtable, part two: questions of quality

In the second part of our roundtable, our panellists debated sustainability, social media, the demise of heroic leadership and the changing nature of the job

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Top chief executives roundtable, part one: dilemmas of CQC scrutiny

Exploring the relationship and contradictions between the Care Quality’s Commission’s verdicts and the quality of the people who lead the inspected organisations

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The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience

Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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Trust and royal college raise concerns over drug savings drive

An outstanding-rated trust and a royal college have said NHS England would be doing a “disservice” to patients if it withdraws “unique” pain medication under its new savings plan.

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Revealed: The NHS’s top trust chief executives in 2017

Standout trends in this year’s rankings include the prevalence of the multi-trust leader, the influence of outstanding CQC ratings and the rise of women chief executives

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Trust awarded outstanding rating by CQC

A nationally renowned specialist trust has been rated outstanding following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.