Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

David Sloman

Sloman takes job with ex-minister’s firm


NHS England’s former chief operating officer Sir David Sloman has taken another private sector position, after stepping down in September.

Hospital beds

System agrees 10% bed base increase to ease A&E crisis


An integrated care system is planning to open between 70 and 100 addtional mental health beds to deal with a crisis in capacity.


Third of largest trusts do not know their carbon footprint


More than a third of the largest NHS trusts are still unable to state the size of their full carbon footprint, despite it being three years since the national plan for ‘net zero’ was established.

Clinical waste

Teaching trust accused of unfair treatment by supplier


A major London teaching trust has seen its decision to award a five-year waste management contract challenged by an unsuccessful bidder.


London Eye: Death during the 'Christmas Day' strikes


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

Hospital consultants

Shelford trusts now paying consultants up to £269 an hour to cover strike night shifts


Seven of the 10 largest teaching trusts are understood to have acquiesced to demands by the British Medical Association to pay consultants higher overtime rates for covering August’s junior doctors’ strike.

Richard Murray

NHSE must target cash-rich trusts for savings, as well as strugglers, says ex-DH boss


Regulators are trying to squeeze cost savings out of some of the most financially challenged trusts and should focus more heavily on organisations with healthier balance sheets, says a former Department of Health director.


Radiographers warn next strike could hit 100 trusts


The Society of Radiographers is considering reballoting members in an effort to significantly increase the scope of its industrial action, the union’s director of industrial strategy has told HSJ.

Croydon Health Services Trust

Trust apologises to dozens of families after harm to children


A hospital trust has apologised to families after dozens of children suffered hearing loss following failures in their care.

Worcestershire royal hospital

‘Helpless’ CEO’s report expresses ‘extreme concern’ over doctors strikes


Acute trust leaders have expressed ‘extreme concern’ over their ability to maintain safe services in the upcoming junior doctor and consultant strikes.


London Eye: Consultants on the picket line


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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HSJ Digital Awards 2023: Driving Change through Data and Analytics Award


WINNER: Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust: Insight-Led Care – Faster, Fairer, Better Healthcare Through Digital


London gives way on consultant strike cover pay


London trusts have been told they can pay almost triple the usual rate for consultant cover during this week’s junior doctors’ strike.

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HSJ Podcast: 21 days stuck in A&E


This week’s Health Check discusses data revealing the true scale of long A&E waits for mental health patients and what acute trusts are trying to do about it without extra national funding.

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London Eye: Trusts wobble on consultant pay demand


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.


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


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.


Mayor intervenes in NHSE reconfiguration row


The mayor of London is independently reviewing NHS England plans to reconfigure children’s cancer services in the capital, which were triggered when the commissioner finally accepted the current arrangements are unsafe.

University College London Hospital

Exclusive: Leaked data reveals ‘distressing’ scale of ‘unacceptable’ A&E waits


One in five cases in which patients attend A&E needing mental healthcare are spending more than 12 hours in the department – at least double the rate of patients with physical health problems.

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London Eye: What’s in Caroline Clarke’s in-tray?


Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.