An integrated care system deemed to be a relatively strong performer is now forecasting a £25m deficit, after signing up to a breakeven plan at the start of the year, its CEO has said.
A pharma and diagnostics firm has dropped its bid to reverse a decision by three acute trusts to award a multimillion pound pathology contract to a competitor.
A private provider has accused three acute trusts of breaking procurement rules over how they handled bids for a contract worth up to £475m to supply them with managed pathology services.
A university is ‘exploring’ a move into providing NHS diagnostic services after spending £1.5m on equipment to train its radiography students.
Jonathon Holmes explains how sharing data on capacity and demand at a regional footprint level, has allowed a consistent and clear overview of capacity, excess demand, and where pinch points are emerging
NHS England plans to water down a requirement for trusts to buy electricity from 100 per cent renewable sources.
Trusts trialling NHS England’s new A&E metrics reported worse average waiting times for admitted patients than those which stayed on the four-hour target, an HSJ analysis suggests.
A trust chief executive says the Care Quality Commission’s inspection regime is still overly focussed on individual organisations, rather than systems, and this is driving the ‘risk aversion’ which is partly responsible for the emergency care crisis.
An NHS trust has dropped a renewable energy mechanism that was intended to support a transition away from fossil fuels, despite it being made mandatory by NHS England.
The Consultant Nurse wrote and delivered a workforce strategy that over a five-year period would transform the capability and career potential of the nursing workforce. Workforce development was supported through the delivery of two interlinked work-based courses. Learning outcomes focused on facilitating evidence-based practice which improved senior decision-making, patient outcomes ...
Oxford University Hospitals have recruited and trained a team of 12 GPs to deliver cardiology outpatient appointments for most patients referred from 32 GP practices in Oxfordshire. The service is fully integrated with cardiac services at OUH. It is delivered at community locations and sees about 3,000 new patients per ...
The project’s purpose was the redistribution of power, whereby citizens identify local needs and coproduce the agenda for improving quality in the Barkantine practice, Tower Hamlets. The project embodied power sharing at every level: system collaboration via a steering group, and a project team that included staff and community.
Len Richards will take the helm at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust in October after four years as the chief executive of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.
Covid demand on hospitals is now rising rapidly in parts of England so far spared the worst of wave two, analysis of new figures reveals.
As one of the largest providers of workforce solutions to the NHS with almost 20 years’ experience, ID Medical supplies the NHS with over 8 million staffing hours per year. Together with our technology partners Clarity Skillstream, we’ve been helping trusts and health boards across the UK make huge savings ...
Analysis carried out for NHS England’s review of NHS targets has proposed it set a “maximum time-to-assessment target… for all those attending [accident and emergency departments]”.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
An NHS foundation trust in north Yorkshire is participating in a pathology joint venture as part of a new networking approach.
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