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Use multidisciplinary teams to meet the A&E crisis

Better deployment of alternative health professionals like occupational therapists in emergency care can ease the pressure on A&E departments, says Karin Orman

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Capital's cancer turnaround

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy.


New £800m specialist hospital planned for London

A new 550 bed hospital costing £800m will be built in London over the next decade, according to plans revealed to HSJ.


Trust seeks £15m for naming rights of new building

A specialist hospital is looking for £15m for the naming rights of a new treatment and research centre.

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Exclusive: 18 'high calibre' leads appointed to major NHS improvement programme

Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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Private income up £20m at London specialist trusts

The capital’s specialist trusts have seen significant increases in their private income over the past year.

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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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Two-thirds of London trusts lack own procurement director

Only around a third of NHS trusts in London have their own permanent head of procurement or procurement director, HSJ research reveals.


Analysis: Over 100 trusts report rise in E coli infections in a year

Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Zone four and beyond

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

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed

The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Third council publishes STP amid growing criticism of NHS England

A south London local authority has become the third council to release its full sustainability and transformation plan, and has criticised NHS England’s directive that the plans should not immediately be published.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

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The Commissioner: The road to reconfiguration

What NHS England isn’t telling you, and more indispensable weekly insight for commissioners, by Dave West

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HSJ Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

We have today revealed the shortlist for the 2016 HSJ Awards.


Exclusive: London STP considers cutting number of acute sites to three

The draft sustainability and transformation plan for southwest London reveals that leaders are considering cutting the number of acute sites in the patch from five to four or three.


Wide variation found in emergency specialist surgery mortality rates

Wide variation has been uncovered across hospitals in emergency bowel and abdominal surgery mortality rates in an annual audit.

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Hospital trust considering link with Royal Marsden for private work

COMMERCIAL: A hospital trust is considering a link-up with the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust for private work, board papers reveal.

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Community provider wins work in another London borough

COMMERCIAL: Central London Community Health Trust has taken over the provision of adult community health services in Harrow borough.