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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Plans to trial a new standalone one-hour sepsis target for emergency departments as part of the NHS standards review pilot could be dropped, HSJ understands.
Fresh concerns have been raised about how NHS England is conducting its controversial pilot of new accident and emergency standards.
Performance against a target for the NHS to quickly see patients with suspected breast cancer fell by more than 10 percentage points in the last financial year, new data reveals.
Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by deputy editor Dave West.
NHS England has selected 14 hospital trusts to test new accident and emergency standards which could replace the four-hour target.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
Spinal patients have been exposed to “avoidable harm” due to “wholly unacceptable” delays in their treatment, according to an unpublished NHS England report.
Nearly 20 NHS trusts are paying three times as much for clinical waste services after their contracts were moved from the company at the centre of the stockpiling row, HSJ can reveal.
The government has hit back at claims that there is not enough incineration capacity to burn waste from NHS hospitals - accusing the company at the centre of a stockpiling scandal of refusing to pay disposal costs.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.