Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: Time up for two smallest trusts?

2024-02-12T12:26:00+00:00

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Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: Admitting the game’s up

2024-01-26T17:24:00+00:00

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James Illman 2023

Recovery Watch: What ‘virtually eliminating’ 78-week breaches really means

2024-01-17T13:00:00+00:00

Recovering services from the covid crisis is a 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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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.

David Flory

ICB chair quits to lead two acute trusts

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

An integrated care board chair is to step down for a permanent role leading two trusts.

Dr Liz Bishop

Two trusts in city with ‘hospital for every part of body’ to merge CEO role

2023-12-19T16:24:00+00:00

The city with five separate specialist trusts will see two of its trusts share a single chief executive from early next year.

Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: 12-hour trolley waits an ‘acceptable compromise’

2023-12-19T13:01:00+00:00

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Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: Trusts prepare for fight over maternity

2023-12-04T12:35:00+00:00

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Kathryn Thomson Chief Executive (1)

System must show ‘more courage’ to relocate hospital, says CEO

2023-11-30T05:29:00+00:00

System leaders must show ‘more courage’ to address the patient safety risks attached to the only standalone women’s hospital in the NHS, its chief executive says.

Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: Can region justify its outlying workforce numbers?

2023-11-20T12:28:00+00:00

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Human hip

More hips replaced in private hospitals than in NHS

2023-10-10T11:54:00+01:00

The number of NHS-funded hip replacements carried out last year remained well below pre-covid levels, while the total funded privately nearly doubled to cover the shortfall, new data reveals.

James Illman 2023

Recovery Watch: The trusts slipping the most on PM’s pledge

2023-10-04T14:04:00+01:00

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.

Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: Unsanctioned CEO payoff the least bad option

2023-09-25T11:57:00+01:00

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Lawrence Dunhill 2023

North by North West: ‘We are being watched’

2023-09-11T11:03:00+01:00

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RAAC

Hospitals to review concrete risks to ‘maintain safety and confidence’

2023-09-05T11:30:00+01:00

NHS boards have been told to obtain extra assurance around the risks to unsafe concrete beams in their estate, following the sudden closure of school buildings.

James Sumner headshot

Two trusts move to shared leadership model

2023-08-30T12:40:00+01:00

The leadership of a specialist trust in Liverpool is set to be taken over by the chief executive of the city’s main acute provider.

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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.

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Revealed: The trusts offering ‘BMA rates’ to doctors covering strikes

2023-07-31T04:15:00+01:00

Around a quarter of acute trusts paid consultants premium rates to provide strike cover during the first two junior doctors’ walkouts, broadly matching the pay levels demanded by the British Medical Association’s ‘rate card’, HSJ research has found.

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Fresh spending crackdown as NHSE is accused of ‘micro-managing’

2023-07-27T04:36:00+01:00

Fifteen health systems that submitted deficit plans have been told to review all their staffing vacancies to ‘consider where the removal or freezing of posts is appropriate’.