A new national clinical director for cancer has been appointed, along with two other NCDs.
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.
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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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.
NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.
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.
Jullie Tran Graham shares insights and learnings from a recently released report that evaluates the impacts of volunteer interventions
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
A London teaching trust has appointed a consultant to run the heart surgery service that, in June, it faced losing altogether.
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
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.
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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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.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
A major teaching hospital has recruited a former pharmacist as its new chief executive.
Pathologists in one of England’s most advanced health economies have launched a procurement for a common IT system across laboratories at up to eight NHS trusts.
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.