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Mental Health Matters: 12-hour A&E waits rise again

2024-02-15T10:25:00+00:00

HSJ’s briefing covering safety, quality, performance and finances in the mental health sector, by senior correspondent Annabelle Collins — contact me in confidence.

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London Eye: A troubling narrative

2024-02-07T12:58:00+00:00

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

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HSJ Podcast: The reality behind NHSE’s flagship outpatient programme

2024-01-26T05:00:00+00:00

This week for the first time a study has revealed the number of patients on PIFU pathways has not translated into a significant reduction in follow-up appointments.

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London Eye: It’s that can again

2024-01-24T11:55:00+00:00

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

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Trusts ‘pause’ merger of exec teams

2024-01-22T12:58:00+00:00

Two hospital trusts with a combined turnover of nearly £3bn have “paused” plans to merge their executive director teams.

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Letby CEO praised by former trust

2024-01-17T05:00:00+00:00

A review has described the former chief executive of the Countess of Chester Hospital as “a visible and dedicated leader” in a subsequent leadership job.

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London Eye: Patient harm? ‘Definitely’

2024-01-10T12:33:00+00:00

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

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Former national director to chair two ICBs

2024-01-09T12:38:00+00:00

A long-serving hospital leader and former NHS Improvement director will become the first to chair two neighbouring integrated care boards.

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HSJ’s 10 most-read quality and performance stories of 2023

2023-12-29T08:00:00+00:00

2024 has arrived, but there’s still time to have a look over the most-read quality and performance stories for the year just gone.

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London Eye: Actually, we’ve coped well

2023-12-20T13:22:00+00:00

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

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Hospital violence ‘going through the roof’, says CEO

2023-12-13T12:10:00+00:00

A London acute trust is planning to provide staff working in frailty units with body cameras and those in antenatal clinics with additional security, as violence and aggression against them goes ‘through the roof’.

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NHSE warns widely used EPR could pose ‘serious risks to patient safety’

2023-12-08T11:09:00+00:00

NHS England has issued a national alert to all trusts providing maternity services after faults were discovered in IT software that could pose “potential serious risks to patient safety”.

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London Eye: Treat it like covid

2023-12-06T12:58:00+00:00

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

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Ex-national director to lead ICS group

2023-12-05T04:30:00+00:00

The former medical director of NHS Improvement – who now holds several local board roles – is to become chair of the national NHS Integrated Care System network.

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London Eye: Missing the police

2023-11-22T13:26:00+00:00

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

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HSJ Podcast: The rise and rise of the hospital group

2023-11-03T05:00:00+00:00

As an increasing number of hospitals appoint shared CEOs and chairs – and more large “groups” are created – we discuss the benefits and drawbacks to this new(ish) way of running things.

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Single ‘group’ team will run seven hospitals

2023-10-31T12:40:00+00:00

Two major trusts have announced they will move to a single executive team and board over the next 18 months, across the seven hospitals they operate.

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Exclusive: Site-level A&E performance revealed for the first time

2023-10-02T04:33:00+01:00

The true scale of poor performance against the four-hour waiting time target at individual A&E sites, which is often masked by the official trust-level data, has been laid bare for the first time by information acquired by HSJ.

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ICS calls in turnaround director after plunging £70m into the red

2023-09-25T03:53:00+01:00

An integrated care system has brought in a financial turnaround director after racking up an unplanned deficit of more than £70m in the first five months of the 2023-24 financial year.

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London Eye: The never-ending strike

2023-09-13T09:45:00+01:00

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