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Eleven trusts renew £1.5bn court battle with their local councils

Eleven hospital trusts are continuing a High Court action against their local authorities, by seeking to appeal a previous ruling that denied them an estimated £1.5bn in backdated business rates.

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Exclusive: Trusts set to be let off £10bn debt

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.

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Exclusive: Trusts told to join forces to boost overseas recruits

Trusts have been told to collaborate with others to increase the “efficiency and scale” of international recruitment, in new national guidance shared with HSJ.

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All major trusts miss four-hour target as performance plunges across NHS

Not one of the NHS’ major hospital trusts hit the four-hour 95 per cent standard in November as performance across core metrics plummeted to new lows in the face of record demand.

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Two in five trusts failing Hancock’s leadership target

Two in five trusts have told HSJ they do not have a director with IT responsibility on their board, prompting health secretary Matt Hancock to renew calls for every trust to do so.

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Revealed: The NHS trusts acting as PCN "bankers"

Four NHS trusts have established a foothold in primary care networks, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: The trusts with the highest cataract complication rates

Several trusts have taken action after recording high rates of complications for cataract surgery, while others have disputed the figures, an HSJ  investigation has found.

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New low for A&E after proposals to ditch target

NHS performance against the four-hour accident and emergency target hit a new record low in February – for the second month in a row.

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Staff survey analysis: Trusts with the most staff experiencing violence

A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.

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.