Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Trust was sent ‘unfit’ ventilators at height of pandemic

A trust was supplied with ventilators that were not ‘fit for NHS purposes’ by two suppliers at the height of the first covid wave, HSJ  can reveal.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: 12 great expectations

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

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Four trusts failing government’s free parking commitment

Four trusts are not providing free car parking to those identified as needing it, despite this being a government commitment, HSJ has established.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: A pivotal month for the south east

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

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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Intensive care units for children not meeting standards, says NHSE report

Three intensive care units for children are not meeting standards for co-located services, a national report has found.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Publish the priority scores for elective waits

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Later, iller, less productive

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

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Trusts failing on waiting list ask told to ‘get act together’

Trusts have been told to ‘get their act together’ on health inequalities, after HSJ research suggested only a small minority have so far published data on disparities in waiting times between different patient groups.

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Trust abandons £150m commercial loan plan

A trust has abandoned a proposal to borrow £150m from a commercial lender to plug gaps in government capital funding.

Ben clover expert briefing

Tough efficiency asks for ‘overfunded’ London

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

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One tech chief leaves NHSE and another gives up ‘budgetary authority’

A long-serving NHS tech chief is departing from his national role, while another leader’s responsibilities have changed – amid the merger between NHSX and NHS England.

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Revealed: Trusts with the biggest falls in staff confidence in care provided

Several large teaching hospitals are among those which saw the steepest declines in the proportion of staff who would recommend the care of their organisation, according to the NHS staff survey results.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Why the capital's NHS staff are, relatively, happy

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

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Why a medic may get the biggest job in hospital-land

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

Ian Abbs, CEO of GSTT

£450m cost of US records system is ‘chicken-feed’ says trust CEO

The £450m cost to install the Epic electronic patient record system across six hospitals is “chicken feed” when compared to the NHS’s overall budget, according to one trust chief.

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Trust drops £310m ‘centre of excellence’ construction deal

A trust has scrapped a plan to build eight operating theatres in partnership with a devices supplier, part of a deal worth up to £310m, because of the ‘impact of covid’.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Same chair everywhere

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

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NHS to begin move to dismiss staff who refuse covid vaccine or redeployment

Trusts will be told next week how they should go about dismissing potentially thousands of NHS staff who have decided not to be vaccinated against covid, HSJ has learned.

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NHS England chooses new chief operating officer

NHS England’s London director is set to become its chief operating officer for an interim period after a recruitment process failed to make a substantive appointment, HSJ understands.