University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Corporate whistleblowing

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

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Trusts missing out on tens of millions from overseas patients

Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.

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London Eye: A clear path?

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

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Teaching hospital chair to also run neighbouring trust

The chair of one of England’s biggest teaching hospital trusts will also chair its smaller neighbour from next April.

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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.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: On sovereignty south of the river

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

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Teaching trusts fall out over transplant safety concerns

A “breakdown in trust” between two of the country’s leading teaching hospitals saw transplant patients referred elsewhere as a result of safety concerns, HSJ can reveal.

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Discovery of 2000 skeletons delays hospital funding boost

Building work being carried out by the charity of a major teaching hospital has been delayed after around 2,000 skeletons were discovered at the development site.

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FT accuses Treasury of being inflexible over PFI buyout

A leading foundation trust says inflexible Treasury rules are preventing it from buying out a private finance initiative contract, which could deliver savings of £30m a year.

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New chief medical officer appointed

A London consultant and public health professor will be England’s next chief medical officer, the Cabinet secretary announced today.

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2019

Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2019 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.

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Trust reviews major pathways ahead of Epic overhaul

An acute and community trust is reviewing four of its main care pathways in an effort to avoid issues faced by other providers as it prepares to switch to the Epic electronic patient record.

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Whistleblowing case reveals infighting concerns over 'unsafe' unit

A hospital trust delayed making changes to a “dysfunctional” cancer unit because staff were against closer working with a neighbour, evidence to a tribunal has alleged.

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Pathology contract extended amid merger doubts

A trust has extended its pathology contract with a public-private partnership as doubts have emerged over a planned merger with a neighbour.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS

WINNER: Gilead Sciences, CGL and the NHS: Gilead partnering with Drug Treatment Services (and the NHS) to support eliminating Hepatitis C (HCV)

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Integrated trust mulls IT link with neighbour

An acute, community and social care trust is considering linking up with its neighbour to get American company Epic as its new provider of electronic patient records.

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Staff survey analysis: Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

Below is 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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Staff survey: Full breakdown of where staff are witnessing potentially harmful errors

Below is a breakdown of acute and combined trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2018 NHS staff survey.

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Commissioners investigate waiting list at major teaching trust

Commissioners in north London are investigating an increase in waiting lists for cancer patients at a major teaching trust in the capital.