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Leak reveals winners from NHSE surgery centralisation

Eleven hospitals have been chosen as specialist surgical centres as part of a controversial reconfiguration led by NHS England, according to internal documents seen by HSJ.

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Revealed: The trusts where at least one in 20 suspected cancer patients have waited three months

More than 5 per cent of patients with suspected cancer have been waiting more than 104 days at 14 trusts, data leaked to HSJ reveals.

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Exclusive: Three-month cancer waits top 10,000

More than 10,000 people are waiting three months or longer following a referral for suspected cancer, internal NHS data seen by HSJ reveals.

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Recovery Watch: The 20 trusts with three quarters of the NHS's two year waiters

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

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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.

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Growing number of trusts defy system leaders on FFP3 guidance

Over 30 trusts are now mandating FFP3 masks are used beyond settings stipulated in national rules, amid calls for system leaders to clarify the national position on the key staff and patient safety issue.

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‘Bullying, intimidation and reprisals’ undermined patient care at trust, review concludes

A ‘culture of distrust’ between consultants and the use of incident reporting as a tool of ‘reprisal’ impacted patient care at a trust’s cardiology department, a review has concluded.

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Trusts failing to report ‘concerning’ numbers of hospital-acquired covid cases

Some acute trusts have failed to report large numbers of hospital-acquired covid infections as patient safety incidents, despite NHS England describing this as ‘fundamental’.

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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.

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Busy A&E starts directing patients to alternatives up to 30 miles away

A hospital has started directing people who turn up at accident and emergency with less serious problems to other services, including one more than 30 miles away.

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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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The trusts with the most patients waiting over 18 months

The trusts with the biggest share of their waiting list at more than 18 months and two years has been revealed for the first time.

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Exclusive: Leaked data reveals nearly quarter of a million year-plus waiters

Nearly a quarter of a million people have been waiting more than a year for operations and other hospital procedures, HSJ has learned.

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Revealed: Delays freeze a third of lung cancer screening schemes

Cancer screening programmes designed to save hundreds of lives have been delayed by up to a year as services struggle with staff and equipment shortages, HSJ  can reveal.

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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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Simon Stevens headlines first HSJ Sustainability Forum

NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens will deliver the keynote address at HSJ’s inaugural Sustainability Forum this June.

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Revealed: The trusts where patients lost their sight after follow-up delays

Dozens of patients suffered permanent or long-term harm to their eyes after waiting too long for a follow-up appointment, HSJ can reveal — with thousands more waiting over a year longer than they should have.

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HSJ Awards 2019: Primary care innovation of the year

WINNER: Modality Partnership and Healthy.io – Smartphone-enabled home albumin screening for people with diabetes

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Election pledges could target left-behind STPs

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.