The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hillingdon

Hospital remains on diversion 10 days after covid outbreak

A hospital in the prime minister’s constituency remains on diversion for emergency ambulances and admissions 10 days after a covid-19 outbreak among its staff.

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PM’s hospital closed to emergency patients after staff covid outbreak

A London hospital in the prime minister’s constituency has closed to emergency ambulances and admissions following a coronavirus outbreak among staff.

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Revealed: The hospitals facing most pressure to meet coronavirus demand

New analysis from Edge Health shows that district general hospitals around the centre of London have been the hardest hit by the covid-19 surge, says George Batchelor

Technology

Exclusive: NHSX appoints new chief information officer

NHSX has appointed a new chief information officer, HSJ has learned.

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Experienced interim moves to new challenged trust

A struggling hospital trust has appointed an experienced interim chief executive for the coming financial year.

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Major London provider to take over ‘dilapidated’ cancer centre

A major London trust will take over a “dilapidated” cancer centre, with the trust running it ceding management following heavy criticism.

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Waiting list would need to shrink to 2015 levels, to re-achieve 18-week waits

Four years of waiting list growth would need to be undone to achieve the NHS Constitution standard again, says Rob Findlay

A&E

Five trusts fail four-hour target in more than half of A&E cases

An unprecedented five trusts saw less than half of their accident and emergency attendances within four hours in December, HSJ analysis reveals.

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An iceberg of avoidable patient harm

HSJ’s Performance Watch expert briefing is our fortnightly newsletter on the most pressing performance matters troubling system leaders. This week by bureau chief Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

Life-changing news on a trolley

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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Hancock pressed to decide on capital schemes before election cut off

Two former ministers and one of the Conservative party’s most influential MPs have pressed the government for clarity on funding ahead of the upcoming dissolution of Parliament.

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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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‘High risk’ estates maintenance cost continues to spiral

The cost of fixing NHS buildings to avoid serious injuries to patients and major disruption to clinical services continues to rise and outstrip the NHS’ investment in estates maintenance, new figures reveal.

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London Eye: Hurricane heart

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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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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Former finance watchdog to chair PM's local trust

The former head of the National Audit Office Sir Amyas Morse has been appointed chair of a hospital trust.

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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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First quarter A&E performance worst since records began

The NHS has recorded its worst first quarter accident and emergency performance since records started, data released this morning revealed.

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Exclusive: NHS money at risk as firm winds up subsidiary and changes name

NHS hospitals, GP practices and commissioners could lose £4m after a firm providing NHS dermatology services was put into liquidation, according to documents obtained by HSJ.