Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – Page 5

  • St James's University Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Trust gets £10m boost from PFI refinancing deal


    A large acute trust in Yorkshire improved its financial outturn by £10m last year after a renegotiation of its PFI contract.

  • Simon Worthington
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    'Outstanding' finance director joins teaching trust


    A finance director who turned around the fortunes of a struggling foundation trust is to join a teaching trust with a turnover of more than £1bn.

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    Exclusive: Trusts get £187m incentive payments despite plans slipping


    Analysis shows 40 providers now forecast to breach their deficit target after receiving nearly £200m of incentive payments Sustainability and transformation fund was introduced to reward trusts that agree and meet their financial targets Some trusts have received more than two-thirds of their STF allocation, yet are ...

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

    NHS finances: The best and worst performing trusts in quarter three


    HSJ  analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.

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    HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed


    The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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    Community trust to restrict GP referrals due to 'severe pressure'


    Leeds Community Healthcare Trust has told GPs it is restricting referrals for two types of routine procedure The trust says it is facing “severe pressure” Leeds Teaching Hospital also facing “unprecedented pressure”, according to CCG letter A major community trust has told local GPs it ...

  • Rob Webster
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    Big STP plots 'accountable care organisations' across 2.5m patch


    New commissioning structure a key plank of West Yorkshire and Harrogate STP Plans include strengthening the region’s joint committee of CCGs and setting up ACOs to manage capitated budgets for their local populations West Yorkshire and Harrogate STPs focus on nine specialist areas, with local areas drawing ...

  • The Christie

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every ...

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    500 nurses in pipeline for large teaching hospital


    Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust to hire 500 more nursing staff Chief executive Julian Hartley says £14m recruitment drive is to improve safe staffing levels CQC raised trust’s rating to good but says it requires improvement on safety One of the largest teaching hospitals in the ...

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    Trusts named to test new nursing associate role


    Health Education England has named the trusts to lead work piloting the new nursing associate role, and confirmed double the number of people will be trained for the new position than originally planned.

  • Leeds General Infirmary
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    IT crash trust had tech problems in pathology service since March


    Automated pathology system suffered faults from March, letter reveals Problems led to 400 samples not being tested and a backlog of 2,000 tests at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust says the issue was unrelated to major hardware fault last month IT problems at Leeds Teaching Hospitals ...

  • Leeds General Infirmary
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    Hospital IT crash won't be resolved until end of the week


    Leeds and Bradford trusts cancel 132 operations IT system may not be fully restored until the end of this week Other hospitals in Yorkshire now providing pathology services to Bradford hospital and Leeds GPs Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has said it has now successfully cleared ...

  • Man looking through microscope
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    IT failure leaves teaching hospital with 10,000 tests backlog


    Leeds and Bradford trusts cancelling non-urgent operations IT system may not be up and running until the end of next week Test results are being hand delivered but some are going to the wrong place with incorrect patient information One of the country’s largest teaching ...

  • Blodd test
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    GPs told to cancel blood tests after teaching trust's IT failure


    CCGs tell all GPs in Leeds to cancel routine blood tests after hardware fault at Leeds Teaching Hospital GPs expect to have to recall some patients for testing as samples become unviable Fault is also affecting Bradford Teaching Hospitals and caused “critical” internal incident at Leeds ...

  • Researcher using microscope
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    IT crash causes 'critical incident' at major teaching hospital


    Operations and appointments have been cancelled after a “critical” fault with Leeds Teaching Hospitals’ pathology IT system Test results are having to be hand delivered to clinical teams with significant impact on patient flow Fault is also affecting Bradford Teaching Hospitals and local GPs who use the ...

  • Barts

    Analysis: The biggest providers of specialised services


    HSJ analysis of NHS England data shows Barts Health Trust had largest increase in its specialised services income in 2015-16 University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust moves from fourth to ninth biggest specialised provider after cardiac transfer to Barts No evidence of significant consolidation of specialised services ...

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    We need to live the values that Kate Granger inspired


    Kate Granger’s legacy is a global brand - the task for the NHS now is to unite and change our culture for the better

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    Three trusts set to lose specialist heart surgery


    NHS England announces winners and losers in which trusts provide congenital heart defect services Central Manchester, Royal Brompton and Leicester set to have work transferred to other sites Swathe of trust to cease “occasional” procedures after NHS England sets out new standards Work follows 15 years ...

  • Leeds General Infirmary
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    Teaching hospital pleads for any junior doctors to help staff A&E


    Leeds Teaching Hospital appealed for junior doctors regardless of experience or specialty to work in its A E departments Agency and locum staff declined shifts at the trust despite offers to pay above capped rate Royal College of Emergency Medicine president says country is short of 1,000 ...

  • Jeremy Hunt

    US hospital lauded by Hunt 'out of compliance' with safety standards


    Virginia Mason Medical Centre in Seattle “out of compliance” in 29 areas American accreditation body found hospital in condition which “poses a threat to patients” Jeremy Hunt has described Virginia Mason as “perhaps the safest hospital in the world” Hospital is buddied with five NHS trusts ...