Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Trust chief executive quits to take job in Qatar


The chief executive of one of England’s biggest trusts is to leave after being headhunted for a senior leadership role in the Middle Eastern state of Qatar.

University College London Hospital

‘Same day’ emergency care drops at 40 trusts, despite NHSE push


A third of acute trusts are doing proportionally less “same day emergency care” activity than a year ago, despite this being a key pillar of NHS England’s recovery plan, data suggests.

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


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

University Hospitals Plymouth Trust

Revealed: Four trusts report quarter of all ‘critical incidents’


More than a quarter of ‘critical incidents’ have been declared by just four trusts since the start of the crisis in urgent and emergency care.

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Revealed: the ICSs where delayed discharge rates have doubled in a year


More than half of integrated care systems have managed to cut their rates of delayed discharges this year, but performance worsened in 16 ICSs.

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Bullying and safety concerns raised by ‘outstanding’ hospital’s juniors


An inspection of an ‘outstanding’ hospital has revealed concerns about unsafe staffing, as well as bullying and undermining behaviour.

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What’s changed in the ‘new hospitals’ programme?


HSJ has mapped and charted how the projects in the new hospitals programme have changed following government’s announcement today.

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Patient Safety Watch: Putting things right when they go wrong


Following Jeremy Hunt’s appointment as chancellor, HSJ is now hosting the Patient Safety Watch newsletter, written by Patient Safety Watch trustee James Titcombe.


Waiting times got worse at trusts that dropped A&E target


Trusts trialling NHS England’s new A&E metrics reported worse average waiting times for admitted patients than those which stayed on the four-hour target, an HSJ analysis suggests.

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Highest-rated ICS plunges into the red


England’s highest rated integrated care system has fallen £18.5m behind its financial target for the year, with local leaders warning of a ‘fundamental dichotomy’ between the assumptions made in their fiscal plans and reality.


Trusts need hundreds of millions to stop hospitals’ roofs collapsing


Trusts need hundreds of millions of pounds to remediate dangerous roofs.

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NHS maintenance backlog tops £10bn


Spending on the NHS estate has increased at the fastest-rate since the service began collecting detailed data, new figures show.


Govt to add trusts with unsafe roofs to ‘40 new hospitals’ programme


Several trusts with dangerous structural planks are set to be selected for the government’s flagship hospital building programme, HSJ has learned.

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Pritchard’s NHSE different in ‘tone, intent and accessibility’, say top CEOs


NHS England chief executive Amanda Pritchard has been praised for transforming the organisation’s relationship with local leaders by the NHS’s most highly regarded chief executives.

Caroline Clarke

NHS England ‘hasn’t got long’ to develop ‘operating model’ for system working


NHS England and local leaders must urgently develop a coherent ‘operating model’ for the era of integrated care systems or see the reforms fail, leading trust chief executives have told HSJ.

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Exclusive: ‘Outrageous’ long A&E waits for mental health patients increase 150pc


Mental health patients who arrive at emergency departments in crisis are increasingly facing ‘outrageous’ long waits for an inpatient bed, with some being forced to wait several days.


Rail strikes ‘will kill people’, warns NHS leader


Next week’s rail strikes will “probably end up killing people” as they will prevent staff working for already struggling ambulance trusts from getting to work, a senior NHS leader has told HSJ.

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Trust hit by £2m penalty due to broken roof in ‘toughest year’ for funding


A well-regarded foundation trust expects to lose £9m for missing elective recovery targets in 2022-23, £2m of which is because it needs to close theatres to fix a dangerous roof.

Andrew Morris

Board shake up at NHS England


Sir Andrew Morris will become joint deputy chair of NHS England when it takes on the powers of NHS Improvement later this year, while Lord Ara Darzi is leaving the board.


More than 100 trusts bid for ‘massively oversubscribed’ New Hospitals programme


Nearly two thirds of NHS trusts in England have submitted bids to the government’s ‘massively oversubscribed’ hospital building programme, HSJ has learned.