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Shadow boards can help address the challenge of leadership diversity


Elliot Howard-Jones, shares his views about why a Shadow Board was created, bringing together staff from a range of different ethnic backgrounds

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Trust with few minority leaders sets up diverse ‘shadow board’


A trust chief executive who has created a diverse ‘shadow board’ to counteract the lack of ethnic diversity on its main board has said it has already changed the trust’s recruitment practices.


Four in five trusts yet to reach digitisation target


Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.


Former NHSE director confirmed as trust chief executive


A former NHS England director has been confirmed as permanent chief executive at an East of England trust.

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HSJ Value Awards 2020: People & Organisational Development Initiative of the Year


The Cultural Ambassador programme was an opportunity to make a difference and challenge any unconscious bias and discrimination that may occur for those black, Asian and minority ethnic employees entering or during formal HR processes.

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HSJ Awards 2019: Community or primary care service redesign – London and the South


WINNER: Hertfordshire Community Trust – East & North Referral Hub Customer Service Transformation


NHSE sets first targets to cut BME disciplinary cases


The first NHS targets for reducing the disproportionate share of black and minority ethnic staff being subject to disciplinary cases have been set by NHS England, which has also told trusts to reduce unnecessary disciplinary action overall.

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Trust complains of 'fundamentally flawed' procurement process


A community trust that lost a key contract has written to members of Parliament, claiming the procurement process was “fundamentally flawed”.

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The Integrator: Can councils be true partners in ICS?


Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by commissioning correspondent, Sharon Brennan.


Trust losing third of income rules out legal challenge


A trust set to lose nearly a third of its income after missing out on a major service contract has ruled out a legal challenge.

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"I tend to be a glass half full person"


Tom Cahill, HSJ’s Chief Executive of the Year 2017, talks to Alison Moore about getting mental health services on the map

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017: Community Health Service Redesign


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Sexual Health Services Integration

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Revealed: 23 trusts chosen for new Carter review


More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.

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HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed


The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

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Leaked STP reveals region cannot meet control totals


NHS organisations in Hertfordshire and Essex are unable to “accept” their control totals for the next two financial years, according to a sustainability and transformation plan leaked to HSJ.

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Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.


Performance data 'fundamental' to vanguards and STPs could be delayed


Community services performance data will be “essential” to delivering vanguard projects and sustainability and transformation plans and its publication should not be delayed, according to leaders in the sector.

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Best Places to Work 2015 – Community Trusts


CCG plans to move services from ‘void’ hospital


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Acute trust takes control of community stroke ward


STRUCTURE: West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust has taken over a stroke ward and a ward for patients awaiting placement in a nursing home after Hertfordshire Community Trust said it could not guarantee safe provision of services.