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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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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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Revealed: Doubling of average waits for critical stroke treatments

2024-01-02T11:00:00+00:00

Stroke patients in England are waiting an average of almost seven hours for a specialist bed, double the wait reported before covid.

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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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‘Excess deaths’ due to A&E delays rise by nearly a third in one year

2023-11-07T12:44:00+00:00

Long waits in A&E departments may have caused around 30,000 ‘excess deaths’ last year, according to new estimates.

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‘Chaotic’ maternity service was warned of same problems years earlier

2023-08-23T03:25:00+01:00

A trust given an “inadequate” rating for its “chaotic” maternity service last week had been criticised for many of the same failings only last year by another regulator, it has emerged.

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NHS not ministers should decide future ‘new hospitals’, says DHSC chief

2023-06-26T05:01:00+01:00

A permanent change in approach is needed for deciding which hospitals are built and  when, and should be led by the NHS not politicians, the government’s ‘new hospitals programme’ boss has told HSJ.

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New CEO for £1.4bn acute trust

2023-03-22T12:42:00+00:00

The largest trust in the East of England has recruited a new chief executive with a record of leading struggling acute providers.

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Cost of new hospital now triple funding allocation says CEO

2023-02-24T12:15:00+00:00

The chief executive of a trust waiting for a new hospital said the cost of the project is now likely to be triple the allocation that was announced by the government.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Where’s the harm?

2023-02-15T13:20:00+00:00

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Catastrophic failure, but not the trust you’d expect

2023-02-01T13:12:00+00:00

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Surviving winter

2022-11-30T13:36:00+00:00

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The nursing walkout isn't really about pay

2022-11-16T09:19:00+00:00

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

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Fears of delay to flagship ‘new hospitals’ after funding cut

2022-05-17T05:03:00+01:00

Several of the ‘40 new hospitals’ promised by government face further delay and disruption because the trusts are receiving less cash than needed for crucial planning work this year, HSJ can reveal.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Later, iller, less productive

2022-05-04T11:38:00+01:00

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

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Patients asked to travel 200 miles in push to cut elective waits

2022-04-08T05:30:00+01:00

Long waiting times at Devon’s acute hospitals have forced commissioners to offer patients treatment 200 miles away in London in a bid to reduce the elective backlog.

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Five ‘new hospital’ projects due to miss 2025 completion target

2022-01-11T05:57:00+00:00

Only one of the six ‘new hospitals’ prioritised for construction by the government more than two years ago is on track to be operating by the original target date of 2025, HSJ can reveal.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Five go chief exec-ing

2021-11-17T13:06:00+00:00

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: 18 months in full PPE

2021-10-20T11:20:00+01:00

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

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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’.