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Exclusive: NHS still waiting for over £1bn capital funding announced five years ago


More than half of £2.7bn awarded to NHS organisations for capital projects in 2017 and 2018 has yet to be delivered, research by HSJ  has discovered.

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food


The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.


Automation and low code: Democratising digital innovation in the NHS


After the talks of introducing a new process at the HSJ Digital Transformation Summit, Microsoft’s roundtable of senior digital leaders found four focus areas that can help upscale the automation efforts in the NHS


CCTV to be used ‘pro-actively’ by trusts to combat abuse


Mental health trusts are exploring wider use of CCTV to review incidents of seclusion or restraint in response to high-profile abuse scandals, HSJ  has learned.


Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target


Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.

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HSJ Awards 2021: HSJ Partnership of the Year


WINNER: Attain, East Berkshire CCG and Berkshire Healthcare FT: East Berkshire Autism and ADHD Service Transformation


10 new hospital vaccine sites revealed


Ten more hospitals are to start giving the Pfizer covid vaccine, including two in coronavirus ‘hot spots’.

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Incorrect covid tests spark harm review for staff and patients


Trusts are carrying out harm reviews after a ‘contamination issue’ affecting hundreds of samples resulted in some staff and patients being wrongly told they had coronavirus, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust upgraded from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’


Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has been upgraded to “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection.

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Revealed: The trusts testing latest round of emergency targets


New mental health emergency care targets will be trialled across 11 NHS organisations and one social enterprise, NHS England has confirmed.

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Exclusive: Trusts 'limiting access' to psychosis services


Struggling community teams have resorted to “limiting access” to services for seriously ill patients as investment fails to reach the front line, an official report has claimed.

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Revealed: Hundreds of children wait more than a year for specialist help


Hundreds of young people assessed as needing specialist mental health treatment have been made to wait more than a year, an investigation by HSJ can reveal.

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Two more digital 'exemplars' to get £7.5m


NHS England has picked two more regions to receive up to £7.5m to create detail health and care patient records.


Revealed: Trusts lined up for next wave of digital funding


Six mental health trusts are being lined up for the next wave of NHS England’s flagship effort to digitalise providers.


Trust chief exec appointed to lead 'advanced' STP


A trust chief with more than 20 years experience has been appointed “executive lead” of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West sustainability and transformation partnership.

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Updated: The NHS trusts with the highest DTOC rates


The NHS is unlikely to meet a government target to cut delayed transfers of care to 3.5 per cent of its overall 131,000 bed base by next month, analysis of official data published today suggests.

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NHS England pledges to increase child mental health beds


More than 150 new inpatient beds for children and young people with mental health problems will be available by 2019, NHS England said today.

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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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Revealed: Trusts in mix for millions in digital funding


Fourteen mental health trusts are vying to secure up to £5m of central funding as part of the digital exemplars programme, HSJ understands.


National officials 'ensuring' STPs plan 'right skilled' staffing


NHS England has told HSJ it is working with a sustainability and transformation plan on ”ensuring they will put in place the right skilled workforce to ensure high quality care”.