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Griffiths heads Top 50 chief executives ranking for second year

Marianne Griffiths leads the HSJ Top 50 chief executives list in which mental health leaders continue to be over-represented while those heading acute trusts are under-represented, writes Alastair McLellan

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Winners of 2018 HSJ Value Awards revealed

The HSJ Value Awards 2018 honour projects that deliver improvements for patients

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Medical leader made chief exec at trust hard hit by covid

The medical director of a successful foundation trust is being brought in to run Medway Foundation Trust for 18 months.

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HSJ podcast: What the PM’s new health team means for the NHS

Boris Johnson has appointed a new health adviser, well known to NHS health policy circles. Samantha Jones – former NHS England director and hospital chief – is to leave the private sector and move into the civil service.

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‘Outstanding’ trust’s takeover of neighbour gets the go-ahead

The takeover of a hospital trust by its ‘outstanding’ neighbour has been backed by both boards, and is likely to go ahead within weeks.

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Watchdog forced to hand over NHS staff names in safety failure cases

A national safety watchdog has been forced to release almost 100 pieces of evidence, including from NHS staff, after being ordered to by courts.

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Hospital hosts others’ surgeons so cancer ops can go ahead

A specialist trust has freed up 29 theatre sessions a week so cancer surgery from nearby providers can continue during the covid pandemic.

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Covid infections caught in hospital up by half in a week

Covid-19 infections likely to have been caught in hospital have increased by almost half in a week, with several trusts seeing significant rises, HSJ can reveal.

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Covid infections caught in hospital rise by a third in one week

The number of people likely to have caught covid-19 in NHS hospitals in England has risen by more than a third in the last week.

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Exclusive: NHS pleas for covid upgrade funds went unmet ahead of second wave

Local NHS requests for hundreds of millions of pounds of government funding to help deal with covid pressures have gone unanswered throughout the pandemic, an HSJ investigation has found.

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Consultants push back against potential three-way merger

Consultants at one of England’s smallest trusts are hoping to stymie a possible merger with its two larger neighbours.

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Trusts plan three-way merger

The board of one of England’s smallest trusts is expected to take the next steps towards a merger with two neighbours.

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BMA junior doctors leader joins Jeremy Hunt’s patient safety charity

A key player in the junior doctor disputes with Jeremy Hunt has now joined the former health secretary’s patient safety charity.

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HSJ80 full list: The most influential people in health

The HSJ80 lists the figures who will exercise the most power and/or influence in the English NHS and health policy over the next 12 months

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Merger set to create region’s first mega trust

Two trusts have announced plans for a full merger creating a mega trust with a turnover of more than £1bn a year — the first in their region.

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Parents who lost babies join Kirkup panel

Two parents who have lost babies are to act as specialist advisers to an investigation into maternity and neonatal services in East Kent, which is beginning its work.

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Government bailout coming for major hospital redevelopment

The government is expected to have to bail out a major hospital redevelopment within the next few weeks, HSJ has been told.

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Up to 10,000 people could be waiting more than a year for operations

Up to 10,000 patients may be waiting more than a year for elective treatment as a result of covid-19, official data suggests.

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Review launched into major hospital build

A review has been launched into the delivery of one of the NHS’ biggest building projects, amid concerns it faces significant delays.

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Exclusive: ‘Backsliding’ major teaching trust could lose general surgery trainees

A major tertiary trust where junior doctors described their training as ‘the blind leading the blind’ has been warned it could lose its foundation year trainees in general surgery, HSJ has learned.