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.
A chief executive with less than four years’ experience has been selected as the number one CEO in HSJ’s eighth annual ranking of the service’s top provider trust chiefs
The cost savings targets set for the most financially challenged trusts ‘probably aren’t really possible’, NHS England’s national director of elective recovery Sir Jim Mackey has warned.
The pitfall of trying to design a ‘one size fits all’ model of primary care should be avoided, write Robert Ede and Sean Phillips
A leading acute foundation trust is launching itself as a direct provider of domiciliary social care services, and planning to open care homes, in what is thought to be a first.
Elective treatments in the NHS will not substantially increase for at least another two years, and the waiting list may not have reduced by 2025, the national director of elective recovery has warned MPs.
NHS England has appointed an interim regional director for London, and confirmed Sir David Sloman’s appointment as chief operating officer.
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National leaders want to expand the use of patient-initiated follow-up appointments on an “industrial scale” – in a bid to reduce the number of “pointless reviews” and give patients more control over their care.
More research is needed on the impact of the absence and presence of patients’ visitors on staff, patients, and relatives and friends, write Annie Laverty, Helen Lackenby and Don Redding
Sir Jim Mackey has been brought in by NHS England to advise on elective recovery, it was announced today.
Provision of an integrated system to work within the electronic patient record capturing prospective and retrospective clinical priority for patients waiting for appointments, investigations and treatment. This was a hospital-wide need affecting all specialties and service providers and all current and newly referred patients.
The BHRUT Academy of Surgery is an innovative training pathway to attract non-training doctors wishing to pursue a surgical career. The surgical directorate offers a two-year structured educational programme with an associated fully funded MSc in our “Academy of Surgery”. This was designed to recruit, train and retain junior doctors ...
Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the next NHS England chief executive.
An NHS agency has stepped in, as a company owned by collapsed finance firm Greensill that offered pay advances to more than 10,000 NHS staff has also gone into administration.
One of England’s top NHS trusts is suing a major construction firm for £100m in a bitter legal dispute after significant structural defects were identified in its ‘pioneering’ new hospital, HSJ can reveal.
Insider tales and must-read analysis on how integration is reshaping health and care systems, NHS providers, primary care, and commissioning. This week by senior correspondent, Sharon Brennan.
NHS trust chief executives have told HSJ they need more clarity the Pfizer-BioNTech covid vaccine is safe to reassure their worried staff.