Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

CT scanner

Top trust warns GPs of 15-week wait for scans

2024-02-13T12:58:00+00:00

England’s largest hospital trust has written to GPs warning their patients face 15-week waits for routine MRIs, ultrasound and CT scans.

Oscar at Southern General Hospital Glasgow

Why putting a cinema in a hospital works

2024-02-08T12:52:00+00:00

Colin Lawrence, CEO, MediCinema gives an insight into how the charity MediCinema boosts the mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing of hospital patients and their families

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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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London Eye: It’s that can again

2024-01-24T11:55:00+00:00

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

merger

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.

Zoe Tidman 2023

Carbon Copy: The high price of high emissions

2024-01-16T14:47:00+00:00

The ideas, policies and challenges at the heart of the NHS goal for net zero emissions, from HSJ sustainability correspondent Zoe Tidman.

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London Eye: Patient harm? ‘Definitely’

2024-01-10T12:33:00+00:00

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

Royal Surrey

HSJ’s 10 most-read technology stories of 2023

2023-12-29T03:08:00+00:00

While 2024 gets ready to launch, we’ve crunched the data to find HSJ’s most-read technology stories of 2023.

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London Eye: Actually, we’ve coped well

2023-12-20T13:22:00+00:00

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

David Sloman

Sloman takes job with ex-minister’s firm

2023-11-28T04:19:00+00:00

NHS England’s former chief operating officer Sir David Sloman has taken another private sector position, after stepping down in September.

Hospital beds

System agrees 10% bed base increase to ease A&E crisis

2023-11-08T12:56:00+00:00

An integrated care system is planning to open between 70 and 100 addtional mental health beds to deal with a crisis in capacity.

Smoke

Third of largest trusts do not know their carbon footprint

2023-10-26T12:33:00+01:00

More than a third of the largest NHS trusts are still unable to state the size of their full carbon footprint, despite it being three years since the national plan for ‘net zero’ was established.

Clinical waste

Teaching trust accused of unfair treatment by supplier

2023-10-12T04:26:00+01:00

A major London teaching trust has seen its decision to award a five-year waste management contract challenged by an unsuccessful bidder.

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London Eye: Death during the 'Christmas Day' strikes

2023-10-11T13:00:00+01:00

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

Hospital consultants

Shelford trusts now paying consultants up to £269 an hour to cover strike night shifts

2023-09-15T10:12:00+01:00

Seven of the 10 largest teaching trusts are understood to have acquiesced to demands by the British Medical Association to pay consultants higher overtime rates for covering August’s junior doctors’ strike.

Richard Murray

NHSE must target cash-rich trusts for savings, as well as strugglers, says ex-DH boss

2023-09-01T04:44:00+01:00

Regulators are trying to squeeze cost savings out of some of the most financially challenged trusts and should focus more heavily on organisations with healthier balance sheets, says a former Department of Health director.

Xray

Radiographers warn next strike could hit 100 trusts

2023-08-02T04:41:00+01:00

The Society of Radiographers is considering reballoting members in an effort to significantly increase the scope of its industrial action, the union’s director of industrial strategy has told HSJ.

Croydon Health Services Trust

Trust apologises to dozens of families after harm to children

2023-08-01T11:39:00+01:00

A hospital trust has apologised to families after dozens of children suffered hearing loss following failures in their care.

Worcestershire royal hospital

‘Helpless’ CEO’s report expresses ‘extreme concern’ over doctors strikes

2023-07-12T14:16:00+01:00

Acute trust leaders have expressed ‘extreme concern’ over their ability to maintain safe services in the upcoming junior doctor and consultant strikes.