Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Trust is waging ‘witch hunt’ against own director, alleges MP


An MP has accused the leadership of her local trust of orchestrating a “witch hunt” against one of its own directors and manipulating a recruitment process to ensure the CEO’s “preferred” candidate was shortlisted for an executive position.

Altaf Sadique

Two more directors accuse trust leaders of ‘Islamophobia’


Two more non-executive directors have criticised the leaders of Bradford Teaching Hospitals, accusing them of using “Islamophobic tropes” and retaliating against “dissenting opinion”.

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Trusts offered up to £4m to make last-ditch attempt on A&E target


NHS England has confirmed new financial incentives for trusts to deliver strong performance against the four-hour emergency target this month.


Trust’s treatment of Muslims heavily criticised by board director


A board director has publicly criticised his trust for its treatment of Muslim staff and patients.

Max Mclean

Trust admits errors over dispute with chair


A hospital trust whose chair quit after publicly raising serious concerns about the chief executive has admitted shortcomings in how it handled the situation.

Max McLean

Exclusive: ‘You are being lied to’ departing trust chair warns local and national leaders


The chair of a hospital trust who quit after raising serious concerns about the chief executive has now accused the organisation of “institutional corruption and dishonesty” after it claimed he was “asked to resign by the board”.

Max McLean

Chair quits trust after ‘irretrievable’ relationship breakdown with CEO


A hospital trust chair has quit over a dispute with its chief executive and made public several serious criticisms of her leadership.

Rob Webster

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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Exclusive: ‘Cost of living crisis’ contributing to stillbirths, research finds


The cost of living squeeze is a significant factor in some stillbirths, according to case reviews carried out in one of England’s most deprived areas.

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University ‘exploring’ providing NHS diagnostics


A university is ‘exploring’ a move into providing NHS diagnostic services after spending £1.5m on equipment to train its radiography students.

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Sunak’s local acute becomes first to be upgraded to ‘good’ since covid


The Care Quality Commission has upgraded a major hospital trust to a ‘good’ rating for what is believed to be the first time since the start of the pandemic.


Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target


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.

University College London Hospital

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


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.

Clive Kay, CEO, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Medical CEOs face 'one slip and you move on' policy from centre


Moving to a joint chair with a neighbouring foundation trust encourages better integration – and is not an indicator it is struggling – a provider chief has told HSJ.

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Russian-owned energy firm supplies at least 11 NHS trusts


At least 11 trusts have paid just over £4m to a Russian government-owned energy supplier in the current financial year, while 17 paid the company £17m the year before, HSJ analysis shows.

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Troubled trust given maximum fine for duty of candour breach


A troubled trust, where leaders are braced for a review into high-profile bullying allegations, was today fined for breaching duty of candour regulations in a separate case.


HSJ Value Awards 2021: Post-Covid Sustainable Transformation Award


Barts Health NHS Trust launched the Barts Emergency Access Care Hub (BEACH) in September 2020, which covers patients across the Barts Health footprint. The BEACH provides a single point of access for all eligible patients who have been given an ED disposition by a NHS 111 clinician or an on-scene ...

Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust

City’s NHS tells councillors it will vaccinate whole population by July


A city which has seen high levels of covid-19 infection and mortality through much of the pandemic has declared it plans to vaccinate its entire adult population by July — a target months ahead of national ambitions.


10 new hospital vaccine sites revealed


Ten more hospitals are to start giving the Pfizer covid vaccine, including two in coronavirus ‘hot spots’.

Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust

UPDATED: Another Yorkshire trust suspends electives


Another Yorkshire trust has suspended non-urgent elective care following a large rise in covid admissions.