A high-profile building project to bring “proton beam” cancer treatment to patients in London has suffered another year-long delay.
The ‘hazardous’ use of personal protective equipment required because of covid-19 is contributing to the spread of secondary infections in intensive care units and other hospital settings, a leading expert has told HSJ.
The development of strategy over a local health economy will be much more coherent if provider led, says Peter Carter
London’s Nightingale hospital has remained largely empty, with just 19 patients being treated at the facility over the Easter weekend, HSJ understands.
The first members of the leadership team at the NHS’ flagship covid-19 treatment centre have been revealed.
The NHS and Army’s project to convert London’s ExCel into a 4,000-bed field hospital — a plan of unprecedented scale for this country — is grappling with major clinical and cultural tensions, as well as the huge logistical challenge, ahead of its official opening next week.
Personal protective equipment supplies today started to arrive at some trusts which were reporting shortages yesterday, but concerns remain about stock levels in parts of the country.
NHSX has appointed its first chief nursing information officer
A health system is proposing to consolidate seven NHS units that deliver inpatient elective orthopaedic surgery into two — aimed partly at capturing activity from the private sector.
A major London trust will take over a “dilapidated” cancer centre, with the trust running it ceding management following heavy criticism.
An incumbent pathology provider looks set to lose its bid to retain a contract worth £2.25bn over 15 years.
The number of patients waiting more than a year for elective treatment at a major London teaching hospital has ballooned over the past 12 months.
Managers hired a behavioural psychologist to work with senior clinicians from two trusts whose disagreements about clinical practice had undermined a prestigious joint transplant programme.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.
Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.
The chair of one of England’s biggest teaching hospital trusts will also chair its smaller neighbour from next April.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.