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STP rows back on ‘no longer credible’ bed cuts

Plans to cut more than 500 beds from Derbyshire have been abandoned after NHS leaders admitted such measures were “no longer credible”.

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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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AI trial delivers “really impressive” reduction in A&E demand

Commissioners in Yorkshire are to roll out a scheme which used artificial intelligence to help cut A&E attendances by a third in one patient group which received health coaching.

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Trust mulls Supreme Court appeal over landmark rest case

The Supreme Court could hear a landmark case on trainee doctors’ rest breaks, which could have “huge implications” for NHS trusts.

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Junior doctors win landmark case over rest breaks

NHS trusts could face substantial claims for backdated pay from junior doctors after judges ruled one trust had breached their contracts.

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CQC guilty of maladministration in £200k fit and proper person case

The Care Quality Commission has been found guilty of maladministration over its handling of a fit and proper person test complaint which led to a £200,000 investigation by an NHS trust.

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‘Desperate’ finance directors resorting to accounting ‘fiddles’ to keep trusts afloat

Details have been revealed of an elaborate asset sale between an NHS provider and its charity – which was expected to boost the trust’s financial performance by £100m.

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Court date set for NHS business rates challenge

A court date has been set in the long running legal battle between councils and NHS trusts over whether they should be classified as charities and so receive an 80 per cent discount on their business rates bills.

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FT loses £59m windfall to other trusts

An NHS trust that was expecting receive around £59m of national incentive funding has instead seen the money distributed to dozens of other providers.

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Former national medical director to chair teaching trust

A former NHS Improvement national medical director has been appointed chair of a Midlands teaching trust.

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NHSI clears trusts to hire consultants as money worries worsen

NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted

More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

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Standalone community trusts meet safe staffing plans more often

One third of community hospitals missed their safe staffing plans every month for at least three years, HSJ analysis suggests.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Maternity and Midwifery Services

Winner HM Prison Low Newton, Durham: The development of perinatal and maternity care pathways for women in the judicial system

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Hospital trusts merger delayed by NHS Improvement

The merger of two trusts in neighbouring sustainability and transformation partnership areas has been delayed by NHS Improvement.

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Royal college to review trust’s specialist service after never events

The Royal College of Surgeons has been asked to review a trust’s specialist service following never events and concerns over staff culture.

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NHS consortium withholds money from major IT firm

A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.

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Merger of trusts across STPs cleared by competition regulator

The merger of two trusts in neighbouring sustainability and transformation partnership areas has been approved by the CMA.

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Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care

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.