A pilot project demonstrates that investment in proactive specialist referral management and virtual clinics can significantly reduce waiting lists, write Rama Vancheeswaran and others
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.
New areas have emerged as hotspots for excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, according to new analysis of care home statistics by HSJ.
West Hertforshire Hospitals Trust has been running a fully integrated, virtual consultant delivered triaging service that can be a vital part of the armoury against covid-19, say Rama Vancheeswaran, Matthew Knight, David Evans, Michael Van der Watt, Alex Newland Smith, Charlie Oliver, Philip Kelso, Chantoy Spencer and Andrew Barlow
A hospital trust has told the public not to attend one of its emergency department because of a “technical issue” with its oxygen equipment.
NHS providers that owe the government a combined £10bn would see the debts converted into a form of investment that does not have to be repaid, under plans being discussed by national leaders.
A health system in the east of England is looking for a new leader, which will be the fifth appointment to the post since 2016.
Six providers set to receive major public investment in new hospital buildings may struggle to afford annual charges on their new assets, according to experts.
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.
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.
West Hertfordshire residents have commissioned architects to draw up plans for a new hospital amid concerns over the local health system’s “piecemeal” proposals.
NHS England will review a Hertfordshire cancer centre amid concerns over the services’ “long-term sustainability”.
Three trusts’ pathology services look likely to be outsourced in an STP-wide procurement process.
NHS trusts are not expecting disruption to services caused by EU staff leaving because of Brexit, according to analysis by HSJ.
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.
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.
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.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover