System leaders in Devon say they need the nationally-agreed contract with private healthcare providers to remain in place until the end of this financial year amid efforts to restore elective services.
Three NHS trust chief executives have heavily criticised communications provider Hospedia for continuing to charge for patient access to television during the coronavirus pandemic.
Devon’s largest acute provider has been told to prepare for a 13-fold rise in critical care patients in the next three months under a worst case scenario, HSJ has learned.
There have been 83 deaths reported from covid-19 in England over the past 24 hours with nearly a quarter of them in a single London trust.
A director of maternity services at a financially struggling trust have issued a plea to their board for investment amid reports their department is losing patients and staff due to inequitable service provision.
More than half the compensation claims in ophthalmology relate to late treatment or missed follow-ups, new data reveals.
Two of a sustainability and transformation partnership’s four acute trusts are yet to commit to rolling out a shared electronic record system, despite being asked to by NHS Improvement.
An acute trust has increased its forecast deficit by around £20m, amid a worsening of its county’s overall finances.
A commissioner’s elective lead has raised concerns about the distance cardiology patients face travelling for treatment.
One of England’s largest clinical commissioning groups has increased its planned deficit by nearly £40m.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.
Record numbers of children waiting to be assessed for autism in Devon have forced the local CCG to seek an additional provider to try and tackle the backlog of approximately 1,800.
Two health economies will team up to reconfigure acute services which could result in shared services, separation of urgent and elective work, and staff sharing schemes.
Plans to trial a new standalone one-hour sepsis target for emergency departments as part of the NHS standards review pilot could be dropped, HSJ understands.
An elderly patient died after clinicians missed his haemorrhage and discharged him improperly to a community hospital where there was no medical cover, prompting concerns from a coroner.
NeuroCoRe’s ACEmobile Dementia Assessment App supports non-specialist staff to reliably assess cognitive impairment and won the 2018 HSJ Awards for Using Technology to Improve Efficiency. Emma Dent reports
NHS England has selected 14 hospital trusts to test new accident and emergency standards which could replace the four-hour target.
England’s most cash-strapped clinical commissioning group is set to break-even financially for the first time in its history.