Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Integrator: Integrated care providers, finally, make a breakthrough

Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by correspondent Rebecca Thomas

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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.

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Exclusive: Patients at risk as blood clot assessments decline

Thousands of hospital patients are being put at risk of developing deadly blood clots that cost the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds because of a failure to carry out a routine assessment.

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Top A&E trust's chief executive steps down

The chief executive of an innovative trust with one of the best performing accident and emergency departments in the country has stepped down due to illness.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.

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Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

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In full: Trusts with staff transfer plans

HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.

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Former health minister to chair STP

A former Department of Health and Social Care minister has been appointed as chair of a sustainability and transformation partnership.

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Trust accused of breaching licence over new subsidiary company

An acute trust has defended its decision to transfer 350 non-clinical staff to a newly established subsidiary company amid an accusation from a union that it has breached its licence.

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Exclusive: Five more GP practices to join hospital trust

An acute trust leading a new care model vanguard is set to take on the running of five further GP practices this year.

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NHS Improvement abandons consultancy turnaround programme

A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.

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Analysed: National A&E performance equals worst ever month

Accident and emergency performance against the four hour target in December fell to 85 per cent, equalling the worst month on record – with one trust only achieving 40 per cent at its major “type one” site.

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New non-executives join CQC board

Three new non-executive board members have been appointed to the Care Quality Commission.

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Trust searches for 'imaginative' estates partner in £100m deal

An integrated foundation trust is looking to partner with a private company for up to 25 years in a bid to unlock capital funding for its future estates plans.

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Hospital sent patient data to USA by mistake

Patient data held by a hospital trust was erroneously sent to and stored on a company’s server in USA, amid problems with a new electronic patient record system.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

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Trust agrees patient data deal with DeepMind

Yeovil District Hospital Foundation Trust is set to roll out an app developed by artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, after signing a five year contract with the Google owned company.

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A&E to be downgraded in major overhaul of hospital services

Commissioners have given the green light to an overhaul of NHS services in an accountable care system that will see two acute hospitals split into emergency and elective centres.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety - Public Sector

Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Frontline NHS Innovation: BHIS™ Postoperative Support Bra for Female Cardiothoracic Patients