Nearly £350m was earmarked by NHS England/Improvement for spending on England’s Nightingale hospitals, according to newly published contracts.
A small trust in Warwickshire is driving an increase in covid-related deaths in one of the West Midlands health systems.
A third NHS acute trust has partnered with private healthcare firm Babylon in a bid to give patients better information on how to respond to emerging symptoms.
A major teaching trust has lost an appeal against an employment tribunal which had been highly critical of evidence given by its chief executive, in the unfair dismissal of a whistleblowing surgeon.
A “talented and highly-regarded” senior leader at a major specialist trust, has died after testing positive for covid-19.
A large West Midlands trust has announced it will open “a covid-free” elective hospital as the NHS begins to reintroduce care back into its hospitals.
The availability of dialysis equipment used to treat more than a quarter of ventilated covid-19 patients has reached “critical” levels, HSJ has learned.
The London hospital trust with the most covid-19 deaths has said the population it serves is “especially vulnerable” to the virus.
Trusts have been told to urgently reconfigure surgical cancer services into “covid-free hubs” to minimise the number of procedures being postponed.
A large trust in the West Midlands has told patients it is suspending “a high proportion” of non-urgent cancer surgery, HSJ has learned.
An acute trust in Lancashire will temporarily close one of its emergency departments, with staff sent to bolster the workforce at its main hospital during the covid-19 outbreak.
Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.
The trusts which are likely to face the fiercest struggle to deliver quality care in the immediate future have been identified through an analysis carried out exclusively for HSJ.
A single database publicising consultants’ practising privileges and performance is among the recommendations from the inquiry into the rogue surgeon Ian Paterson.
Babylon has announced major plans to partner with a Midlands trust and launch “digital-first integrated care” across the region.
Dozens of patients suffered permanent or long-term harm to their eyes after waiting too long for a follow-up appointment, HSJ can reveal — with thousands more waiting over a year longer than they should have.
With 2019 down to its final days, it’s time to take a look back at HSJ’s most read technology stories of the year.
Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.
Two former ministers and one of the Conservative party’s most influential MPs have pressed the government for clarity on funding ahead of the upcoming dissolution of Parliament.