North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

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London Eye: A troubling narrative

2024-02-07T12:58:00+00:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Trusts set to merge despite ‘stability and accountability’ concern

2024-02-06T04:06:00+00:00

An on-off merger between two hospital trusts is set to finally go ahead, board papers reveal.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

ICB maternity plan risks increasing deaths, senior medics claim

2024-01-24T10:30:00+00:00

The medical leaders of the maternity unit of a flagship hospital threatened with closure have written to their chief executive saying the downgrade would not be safe, HSJ has learned.

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

£100m pathology contract outsourced by London acute

2024-01-24T04:20:00+00:00

A north London acute is outsourcing its pathology services to a public-private partnership in a deal worth £105m.

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Trusts ‘pause’ merger of exec teams

2024-01-22T12:58:00+00:00

Two hospital trusts with a combined turnover of nearly £3bn have “paused” plans to merge their executive director teams.

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London Eye: Patient harm? ‘Definitely’

2024-01-10T12:33:00+00:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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London Eye: Actually, we’ve coped well

2023-12-20T13:22:00+00:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

North Middlesex University Hospital

‘Poor leadership’ and ‘closed culture’ concerns prompt service’s double downgrade

2023-12-08T05:20:00+00:00

A struggling maternity service has received a double downgrade from a health watchdog after inspectors warned patients were being let down by ‘poor leadership’.

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London Eye: Death during the 'Christmas Day' strikes

2023-10-11T13:00:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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London Eye: Consultants on the picket line

2023-07-05T10:16:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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What role might better data play in overcoming patient safety challenges?

2023-07-04T10:00:00+01:00

Making data on medical interventions easier to collect and collate would increase the odds of spotting patterns of harm, according to the panel of a recent HSJ webinar

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London Eye: Trusts wobble on consultant pay demand

2023-06-07T10:46:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

Ben Clover 2023

London Eye: What’s in Caroline Clarke’s in-tray?

2023-05-24T12:30:00+01:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Where’s the harm?

2023-02-15T13:20:00+00:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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CQC names worst trusts for maternity care

2023-01-16T06:31:00+00:00

The trusts with substantially worse experience of maternity care have been identified by the Care Quality Commission.

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Revealed: Four trusts added to NHSE ‘help list’

2022-12-23T13:11:00+00:00

NHS England has revealed the latest list of trusts which it has identified as needing the most support to meet electives and cancer targets.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The nursing walkout isn't really about pay

2022-11-16T09:19:00+00:00

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Influx of very low risk referrals sparks review of cancer services

2022-10-10T06:24:00+01:00

NHS England is in talks about changing a pathway for women with breast problems after performance against the two-week target for them to be seen plummeted.

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Revealed: NHS England’s list of trusts with worst elective and cancer problems

2022-08-19T06:07:00+01:00

Almost a third of acute trusts have been identified by NHS England as being ‘at risk’ of missing key targets for electives and cancer recovery, with some facing ‘periodic calls between ministers and CEOs’, HSJ can reveal.

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Former regional director drafted in to oversee troubled trust

2022-08-01T09:38:00+01:00

A former regional director has been drafted in to oversee a trust where a review found ‘multiple’ governance issues and ‘deep-seated’ cultural problems, HSJ  has learned.