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Mapped: The hospital builds in PM’s pledge

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.

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Twenty big NHS building projects that need Boris’ cash

With the new prime minister poised to announce NHS building projects, HSJ has identified 20 of the most significant hospital infrastructure schemes that require big injections of capital funding, often to address pressing problems with care quality.

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Residents hire architects to create plans for new acute hospital

West Hertfordshire residents have commissioned architects to draw up plans for a new hospital amid concerns over the local health system’s “piecemeal” proposals.

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'Ageing estate' prompts review at specialist centre

NHS England will review a Hertfordshire cancer centre amid concerns over the services’ “long-term sustainability”.

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Trio of trusts to outsource pathology services

Three trusts’ pathology services look likely to be outsourced in an STP-wide procurement process.

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Exclusive: NHS trusts dismiss Brexit impact on staff retention

NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the highest and lowest levels of discrimination

The annual staff survey has shown a steady increase in discrimination since 2015. Below is a breakdown of the trusts with the highest and lowest percentages of staff experiencing discrimination at work in the last 12 months, comparing 2017 to 2018.

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Revealed: The winners and losers of government's £2.9bn capital pot

Two out of three requests from NHS trusts for capital investment have so far been rejected under the government’s new funding regime, analysis by HSJ suggests.

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Trust losing third of income rules out legal challenge

A trust set to lose nearly a third of its income after missing out on a major service contract has ruled out a legal challenge.

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London Eye: Rating the Russell era

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Troubled trust appoints fifth CEO in five years

A financially troubled Hertfordshire trust has appointed its fifth leader in five years.

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London Eye: Q2

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Former health minister to chair STP

A former health minister has been appointed as the chair of a Home Counties sustainability and transformation partnership.

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Struggling trust faces £5m hit as CCG looks to private providers

A struggling acute trust faces fines of £5m in relation to its elective performance, with most of the cash expected to pay for capacity from private and specialist providers instead.

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London Eye: Lab's labours lost?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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London Eye: No white smoke

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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London Eye: Who will be the capital's new NHS boss?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

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Trust rejects full hospital group membership

A trust has rejected an offer to become a full member of a neighbouring hospital group amid concerns about “cherry picking”, stability and the loss of clinical services.

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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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'Fantasy' trust debts overtake PFI liabilities

A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.