Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

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NHSE intervenes as ICS flags worsening financial deficit


An integrated care system deemed to be a relatively strong performer is now forecasting a £25m deficit, after signing up to a breakeven plan at the start of the year, its CEO has said.

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‘Hyperlocal’ approach unblocked recruitment, says trust


A community trust has reported unprecedented success filling stubborn vacancies by investing in ‘hyperlocal’ recruitment, which involves posting flyers through doors rather than posting adverts online.

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The Integrator: Still trying to tackle discharge delays


Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Systems push back on NHS England’s ‘financial break even’ ask


Multiple health systems are pushing back on their financial targets for 2022-23 and seeking to negotiate more ‘realistic’ plans with NHS, HSJ  understands.

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Revealed: The best and worst trusts to be a junior doctor


HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Freedom to Speak up Organisation of the Year


WINNER: Leeds Community Healthcare Trust – Freedom To Speak Up at Work

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Trust CEO asks for ‘scientific evidence’ on covid vaccine safety to reassure staff


NHS trust chief executives have told HSJ  they need more clarity the Pfizer-BioNTech covid vaccine is safe to reassure their worried staff.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: Specialist Service Redesign Initiative


The place based paediatric offer across Tameside and Glossop consists of a number of initiatives that support children and their families being seen and treated by the most appropriate professional, at the right time and in the right place:


Newly opened Nightingale to remain empty for time being


Patients will not be sent to the new Nightingale facility in Yorkshire for the time being, as the region’s existing hospitals continue to manage the surge in coronavirus cases.


Revealed: The trusts put on notice over risks to staff


NHS providers were given 40 official warnings because regulators believed they were failing to protect staff from violence, injury and hazardous substances in the past two years, HSJ can reveal.


Two-thirds of trusts failing to protect staff from violence


Around two-thirds of NHS providers were found to be breaking laws aimed at protecting staff from violence and aggression, when inspected by the Health and Safety Executive, information released to HSJ reveals.


Exclusive: Staff assaults and killings spark investigation of 20 providers


Safety inspections have been carried out at 20 health and care providers, in response to a high level of assaults, including three staff killed by patients in the last five years.

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Taking a system-wide approach to NHS workforce challenges


If we want to create a more streamlined experience for people using multiple services, it is workforce reform which will make it happen, writes Leanora Volpe

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Infection prevention is not just the job of the NHS


“Home growing” staff is the key to an integrated infection prevention strategy, writes Liz Grogan

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The biggest set of mergers for a decade


Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.

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Staff survey analysis: Best and worst hospitals in each area for staff recommending care


Below is a breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts performance on the NHS staff survey, according to the share of employees who would recommend their organisation for work or care.

District nurse apprenticeship standard approved


The standard for the district nurse apprenticeship has been given the green light, bringing the training route a step closer to operation.

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Trusts' costs triple amid clinical waste crisis


Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.

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Government hits back in clinical waste row


The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal


Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.