George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

Eugine Yafele - Chief Executive

White men form the minority of HSJ’s Top Chief Executives

A chief executive with less than four years’ experience has been selected as the number one CEO in HSJ’s eighth annual ranking of the service’s top provider trust chiefs

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CEO Interview: Glen Burley, South Warwickshire FT, Wye Valley Trust and George Eliot Hospital Trust

This is the latest in a series of interviews with provider chief executives, which are available exclusively to HSJ Insight subscribers.

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Keeping electives on same site as A&E is ‘optimal’, says CEO

The chief executive of three NHS trusts says ringfencing elective care within a ‘hot’ acute hospital site is potentially more ‘productive’ than sending it to a separate ‘cold’ site.

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‘Patients at risk’ from ‘hastily rolled out virtual wards’

NHS England’s plans to rapidly expand virtual wards are being ‘hastily rolled out’ and could put patients at risk while taking up significant staffing capacity, leading clinicians have warned.

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Trusts receive half of funding for ‘essential’ maternity improvements

Trusts have so far received just over half of the £102m they said was needed for ‘immediate and essential’ improvements in maternity services.

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'Outstanding' trust appoints new chief executive

Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust has appointed a director of operations and mental health nurse as its new chief executive.

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More than a dozen trust chairs receive two salaries as shared leadership spreads

Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.

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Trusts to remind public they must wear masks after 19 July

Multiple trusts are planning to tell the public they must comply with current covid infection control measures, such as mask wearing, beyond 19 July when they visit NHS premises, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: The seven trusts getting £6m each for tech improvements

Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.

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Recovery Watch: A critical window of opportunity for UEC reform

Recovering services from the covid crisis is the big task for NHS leaders for the foreseeable future. The new Recovery Watch newsletter will track prospects and progress. This week by HSJ bureau chief and performance lead James Illman.

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Exclusive: NHS pleas for covid upgrade funds went unmet ahead of second wave

Local NHS requests for hundreds of millions of pounds of government funding to help deal with covid pressures have gone unanswered throughout the pandemic, an HSJ investigation has found.

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Patients eight times more likely to die following major surgery at outlier hospitals

Death rates for a major emergency abdominal surgery are almost eight times higher at some outlier hospitals compared with top performers, a national report has found.

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Region least hit by covid has biggest problem with year-plus waiters

The English region least hit by the covid-19 outbreak so far has the biggest share of its waiting list who have been there a year or longer, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Leading trust chief brands NHSE’s new financial regime as ‘very risky’

A leading chief executive has described NHS England’s major changes to the financial architecture as ‘very risky’, amid a number of wider concerns from local leaders.

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Trusts end Lorenzo use after failed national IT programme

An acute trust in Yorkshire has become the first of its cohort to fully replace its electronic patient record installed under the much-criticised National Programme for IT, with another trust set to follow suit.

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Trust with record covid deaths asks NHSE  for help

The hospital trust which has been recording the largest number of covid deaths for several weeks has asked NHS England and NHS Improvement for help with infection control.

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Covid deaths at single trust nearly double that of any other provider

A single trust has recorded 90 per cent more covid-related deaths than any other NHS provider over the last month, an analysis by HSJ shows.

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Hospital group trust rated ‘outstanding’

A trust has become the only acute provider in its region rated “outstanding” overall by the Care Quality Commission.

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Revealed: The trusts failing to meet national efficiency targets

NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.

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HSJ Partnership Awards 2019: Clinical Support Service Award

WINNER: Stericycle and Salford Royal Foundation Trust: Stericycle Bio Systems – Reusable sharps containers service