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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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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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First new national clinical directors named

A new national clinical director for cancer has been appointed, along with two other NCDs.

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Revealed: The trusts with the worst orthopaedics outcomes

Outlier trusts for orthopaedic surgery have blamed above average infection rates, a need for closer supervision of trainees, and frail and overweight patient cohorts for their results.

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Calls to expand flexible working options following year-long trial

Policymakers are being called on to expand nurses’ flexible working options after a year-long trial involving more than 200 nurses showed evidence it would improve work-life balance.

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‘About that bus…?’: Not just Kent – The troubled health economies facing a no-deal jam

Welcome to the ‘About that bus…?’ weekly newsletter – giving you the inside track on how the fallout from Brexit is affecting the NHS at national and local level, edited by James Illman Contact me in confidence.

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Exclusive: Fresh A&E data fiddle concerns revealed

Several hospitals are trying to artificially boost their emergency waiting times performance data by exploiting a loophole opened up by the introduction of new emergency day care units, multiple sources have told HSJ.

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Revealed: The trusts failing to meet national efficiency targets

NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.

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Busiest outpatient speciality 'relying on' locums and outsourcing

Most NHS trusts are now relying on extra capacity to manage demand in the busiest outpatient speciality across the health service, a new report has warned.

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How to maximise the impact of NHS volunteers

Jullie Tran Graham shares insights and learnings from a recently released report that evaluates the impacts of volunteer interventions

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National radiotherapy plan 'impossible to realise' without more funding

Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.

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'Dark force' heart surgery unit gets new clinical lead

A London teaching trust has appointed a consultant to run the heart surgery service that, in June, it faced losing altogether.

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Diabetes: Helping hospitals learn from each other

Emily Watts outlines the recommendations of a new report on how hospital stays can be made safer for people living with diabetes and explains how hospitals that have adopted the recommendations are benefitting

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Eye patients harmed after acute trust's waiting list spirals

Nearly 40 eye patients have suffered a worsening of their condition because of a growing backlog of thousands of people waiting for follow up appointments at one trust.

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Exclusive: Genomic trusts named but 18 months from full operation

Seven hub trusts and 27 partners have been selected to be part of a high profile new genomic test network, but will not be fully operational for a further 18 months.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Patient Safety Team of the Year

Winner University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust: Patient safety and risk team

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Winners revealed for HSJ Value Awards 2018

Twenty organisations have been honoured in the 2018 HSJ Value Awards – which recognise and celebrate outstanding improvements in care quality and efficiency made by NHS staff.

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Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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Major teaching trust announces new chief executive

A major teaching hospital has recruited a former pharmacist as its new chief executive.