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North by North West: Criticising your own team’s a risky tactic

2023-11-06T12:28:00+00:00

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North by North West: Trust backed into corner as strikes escalate

2023-10-23T13:07:00+01:00

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Trust gives in on consultant overtime rates

2023-06-07T16:32:00+01:00

The third biggest trust in the NHS has agreed to increase consultant overtime rates ahead of next week’s junior doctors strike, despite a regional attempt to hold the line, citing patient safety and the need to treat cancer patients, HSJ can reveal.

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Exclusive: 800 consultants refuse to cover juniors strike without extra pay

2023-06-07T09:09:00+01:00

More than 800 consultants in London have signed a letter saying they will not cover the junior doctors’ strike next week unless their trusts agree to pay a higher overtime rate set by the British Medical Association.

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Inexperienced trust CEOs get extra support after NHSE concerns

2023-05-02T03:47:00+01:00

Concerns over the number of trusts being run by first-time chief executives has prompted NHS England to offer an increased support package for new leaders, HSJ has learned.

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North by North West: Manchester must get a grip on electives

2023-04-17T12:57:00+01:00

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North by North West: Magna Carta to ‘mandated support’

2023-03-20T12:14:00+00:00

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Biggest ever monthly rise in 12-hour trolley waits, stats show

2022-11-10T12:00:00+00:00

Long waits in emergency departments rose by their highest monthly margin in October as performance continued to deteriorate across emergency services and planned care.

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12-hour A&E waits soar to new record as waiting list hits 7m

2022-10-13T12:04:00+01:00

Long waits in emergency departments spiralled to a new record high as the elective waiting list continued to grow, NHS England’s monthly performance data published today revealed.

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Private provider says its ‘robust nursing pipeline’ can benefit NHS

2022-08-04T10:54:00+01:00

A large private provider says it is finding it harder than ever to fill its staffing vacancies, but is optimistic that its investment in nursing apprenticeships and overseas recruitment can help expand NHS-commissioned capacity.

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Revealed: The 27 trusts still without an electronic patient record

2022-05-26T03:50:00+01:00

Almost 30 NHS trusts do not have comprehensive electronic patient records amid a renewed push by government to get electronic systems into all NHS hospitals, according to HSJ research.

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North by North West: Exploring the exodus of NHSE directors

2022-05-23T10:35:00+01:00

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North by North West: The place is the thing

2022-05-09T10:00:00+01:00

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North by North West: Leading ICS sits bottom of activity rankings

2022-04-25T13:00:00+01:00

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Trust CEO steps down after almost two decades

2022-04-21T16:20:00+01:00

A trust chief executive who has been in post for 19 years has announced he is stepping down.

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Sky high hospital covid infections underline risk of IPC relaxation

2022-04-20T13:38:00+01:00

Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The Recovery Watch newsletter tracks prospects and progress. This week by HSJ correspondent Matt Discombe.

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New pandemic record for hospital-acquired covid rates

2022-03-18T11:15:00+00:00

A record proportion of covid cases recorded in English NHS hospitals in the latest week were most likely caught by patients who were being treated for other illnesses, new figures reveal.

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Neonatal units face ‘redesignation’ under national shake-up

2022-03-16T12:53:00+00:00

A major shake-up of neonatal care, aimed at reducing mortality and illness, could see dozens of units restricted to caring for less premature babies.

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North by North West: Trusts pick EPR firm just ditched by ICS partner

2022-03-14T12:21:00+00:00

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Russian-owned energy firm supplies at least 11 NHS trusts

2022-02-28T12:50:00+00:00

At least 11 trusts have paid just over £4m to a Russian government-owned energy supplier in the current financial year, while 17 paid the company £17m the year before, HSJ analysis shows.