Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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CQC names best and worst for maternity experience

2024-02-12T05:44:00+00:00

The trusts where maternity care has deteriorated the most according to patient surveys have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.

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Widespread failings discovered in EPR launch linked to patient death

2024-01-15T05:47:00+00:00

“Better upfront planning, training and testing” were needed in a tech launch which was tied to patient harm and service disruption, an NHS England review has found.

Royal Surrey

HSJ’s 10 most-read technology stories of 2023

2023-12-29T03:08:00+00:00

While 2024 gets ready to launch, we’ve crunched the data to find HSJ’s most-read technology stories of 2023.

Royal Surrey

Patient died and 30 harmed after new IT system launch

2023-10-11T11:19:00+01:00

A trust saw nearly 1,000 safety reports filed after introducing a new electronic patient record – including one where a patient died and 30 others where they suffered harm.

Newborn baby

Labour ward staffing shortages restrict use of beneficial drug

2023-09-01T12:01:00+01:00

Staffing shortages are likely to restrict the use of a beneficial painkiller in birthing suites, even once its use has been recommended by national guidance.

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CQC names worst trusts for experience in A&E

2023-07-26T04:47:00+01:00

The Care Quality Commission has named the trusts which have performed ‘worse than expected’ on patient experience in urgent and emergency care.

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Maternity service rated ‘inadequate’ and handed warning notice

2023-03-29T04:52:00+01:00

A hospital’s maternity service has been rated ‘inadequate’ and issued a warning notice following an inspection earlier this year.

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The Download: Pathology networks’ digital maturity revealed

2022-10-04T10:57:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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The Download: Simple tech slashes lists

2022-09-20T11:47:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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NHSE’s federated data platform explained

2022-09-06T06:00:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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The Download: Cyber attack reverberates around the NHS

2022-08-23T11:06:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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The Download: No time to waste

2022-08-09T11:11:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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New IT system harms trust’s cancer performance for six months

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

A trust which is struggling with a new electronic patient record is likely to see cancer performance affected for at least the rest of this year, it has said.

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NHSE chief visits trust to ‘learn lessons’ from troubled IT project

2022-07-11T11:50:00+01:00

The go-live of a new electronic patient record at two hospitals has led to operational problems and a visit from an NHS England board director to ‘learn lessons’ for future roll-outs.

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Revealed: The ethnically diverse trusts with all-white leadership

2022-04-12T11:53:00+01:00

Analysis of new data has identified multiple trusts which appear to have no executives or very senior managers from a minority ethnic background, despite their workforces being relatively diverse.

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Radiographer COO appointed to run trust

2022-02-14T11:30:00+00:00

A radiographer has been appointed to run a hospital trust in the South East.

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Trust CEO to leave for Welsh health board

2021-09-30T10:29:00+01:00

The chief executive of a South Eastern trust is leaving to run one of the largest NHS organisations in Wales.

Patients waiting

Trust reviewing harm to 175 patients after referrals breakdown

2021-08-19T11:36:00+01:00

An acute trust has apologised after nearly 1,000 patients, almost 200 of which were urgent cases, faced delays due to a breakdown of referral systems.

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Watchdog forced to hand over NHS staff names in safety failure cases

2021-02-24T06:49:00+00:00

A national safety watchdog has been forced to release almost 100 pieces of evidence, including from NHS staff, after being ordered to by courts.

Covid-19

Revealed: the nine hospital trusts where covid patients fill at least half the beds

2021-01-06T12:22:00+00:00

Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.