Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Revealed: Official data masking long waits for the sickest patients

2023-11-24T05:10:00+00:00

Several trusts are failing to admit their sickest emergency patients in a timely fashion, despite performing well in official waiting time statistics, HSJ can reveal.

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More hips replaced in private hospitals than in NHS

2023-10-10T11:54:00+01:00

The number of NHS-funded hip replacements carried out last year remained well below pre-covid levels, while the total funded privately nearly doubled to cover the shortfall, new data reveals.

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Ministers name 30 trusts receiving share of £250m fund

2023-08-15T06:00:00+01:00

Ministers have named the 30 trusts which will receive a share of a £250m fund to increase urgent and emergency care capacity.

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CQC names worst trusts for maternity care

2023-01-16T06:31:00+00:00

The trusts with substantially worse experience of maternity care have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.

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Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target

2022-11-23T06:00:00+00:00

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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‘Four-hour rush’ continuing at top A&Es

2022-09-23T10:31:00+01:00

Hospital trusts are still treating many patients just before the four-hour A&E target deadline, whose proposed abolition was reversed by government yesterday, HSJ analysis has revealed.

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Revealed: CEO and exec turnover at each acute trust

2022-08-22T05:37:00+01:00

Some acute trusts have kept more than half of their executive directors over a five-year period – whereas others have seen all of them change, according to HSJ analysis of top-level managerial stability.

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Revealed: NHS England’s list of trusts with worst elective and cancer problems

2022-08-19T06:07:00+01:00

Almost a third of acute trusts have been identified by NHS England as being ‘at risk’ of missing key targets for electives and cancer recovery, with some facing ‘periodic calls between ministers and CEOs’, HSJ can reveal.

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‘We are presiding over a failing NHS,’ say leading trust CEOs

2022-07-25T04:57:00+01:00

A lack of accountability is causing the quality of NHS services to crumble, according to some of the most respected trust chief executives.

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Trusts left with valueless company shares given in exchange for patient data

2022-07-01T03:51:00+01:00

Several NHS trusts are reviewing their data-sharing agreements with a technology company after their shares in the firm were rendered currently worthless following its financial collapse

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The Ward Round: The Great Resignation

2022-04-28T12:00:00+01:00

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night – and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, ensures you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping the workforce.

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Multiple trusts extend free parking despite government funding cut

2022-04-11T05:10:00+01:00

Several systems and trusts have decided to extend their free parking offer for staff despite central government funding for the policy coming to an end this month.

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Achieving net carbon zero is a moral imperative for our trust

2022-02-28T12:37:00+00:00

Transformation of any kind requires the right infrastructure to enable it to happen, and this is where the interface between sustainability and digital transformation is so important, writes Joe Harrison

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Recovery Watch: The secret to boosting team morale

2022-02-02T13:00:00+00:00

Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The new Recovery Watch newsletter will track prospects and progress. This week by HSJ bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.

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Harnessing tech to predict and reduce patient safety incidents

2022-01-20T07:00:00+00:00

Milton Keynes University Hospital Foundation Trust has become the first to integrate the new NHS Learn from Patient Safety Events service having partnered with software specialists Radar Healthcare.

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Appreciating what goes well in Milton Keynes

2021-10-19T06:00:00+01:00

Milton Keynes has developed a culture where positive practice is actively sought out, learned from and shared with champions across the trust encouraging take up. Jennifer Trueland reports

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Trusts failing to report ‘concerning’ numbers of hospital-acquired covid cases

2021-10-15T12:01:00+01:00

Some acute trusts have failed to report large numbers of hospital-acquired covid infections as patient safety incidents, despite NHS England describing this as ‘fundamental’.

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HSJ Value Awards 2021: HSJ Value Pilot Project of the Year

2021-09-02T23:01:00+01:00

The project’s purpose was the redistribution of power, whereby citizens identify local needs and coproduce the agenda for improving quality in the Barkantine practice, Tower Hamlets. The project embodied power sharing at every level: system collaboration via a steering group, and a project team that included staff and community.

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The Ward Round: Is a mandatory covid jab for staff inevitable?

2021-04-29T10:00:00+01:00

Staffing is the issue keeping NHS leaders awake at night — and which consumes two-thirds of trusts’ spending. The fortnightly The Ward Round newsletter, by HSJ workforce correspondent Annabelle Collins, ensures you are tuned in to the daily pressures on staff, and the wider trends and policies shaping the workforce.

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Five trusts still have a fifth of beds filled by covid patients

2021-03-01T18:58:00+00:00

Five hospital trusts still have at least a fifth of their general and acute beds occupied by covid patients, HSJ analysis suggests.