The trusts with the most patients waiting at least a week after they are ‘ready’ to be discharged can be identified for the first time, following publication of new NHS England data.
Seven trusts have been added to NHS England’s list of providers with the worst elective and cancer problems, putting the number of organisations in the ‘tier 1’ group back into double figures – and five leaving it, HSJ has learned.
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.
Eight trusts are in NHS England’s latest list of the most challenged organisations in terms of elective and cancer recovery, 12 months on from when the system was first introduced.
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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.
Seven trusts were removed from a list used to choose the ‘40 new hospitals’ with no documentation to explain why, a watchdog has found.
System leaders in Yorkshire have said their decision to set a balanced financial plan instead of a deficit was shaped by the ‘tactics’ of engaging with NHS England, including the threat of potential sanctions.
An acute trust has signed an £85m deal with Oracle Cerner for a new electronic patient record, two years after abandoning a previous procurement.
Around half of the largest trusts are not buying all their electricity from renewable sources despite a national requirement to do so, as prices of this type of energy rocket, HSJ understands.
The trusts with substantially worse experience of maternity care have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.
NHS England has revealed the latest list of trusts which it has identified as needing the most support to meet electives and cancer targets.
NHS England is in talks about changing a pathway for women with breast problems after performance against the two-week target for them to be seen plummeted.
Senior managers at a major teaching trust felt ‘disempowered’ in a risk-averse culture that hindered decision making, according to an independent review obtained by HSJ.
Eleven hospitals have been chosen as specialist surgical centres as part of a controversial reconfiguration led by NHS England, according to internal documents seen by HSJ.
One of England’s largest NHS trusts is suing its private finance initiative provider and an international construction company for millions after fire safety defects forced part of an acute hospital to close.
The trusts that have made the most and least progress on urgent recommendations set out by the Ockenden review have been revealed
Trusts have been told to ‘get their act together’ on health inequalities, after HSJ research suggested only a small minority have so far published data on disparities in waiting times between different patient groups.
A major teaching trust has been rated ‘inadequate’ for safety, after an unannounced inspection found senior leaders did not intervene quickly enough to address patient care issues.
Ambulance response times hit new lows last month, leaving heart attack and stroke patients waiting nearly an hour to be reached on average, despite the system having an 18-minute target for this cohort.