More than a third of the largest NHS trusts are still unable to state the size of their full carbon footprint, despite it being three years since the national plan for ‘net zero’ was established.
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.
At least seven more trusts have confirmed lightweight concrete on their estates following NHS England-ordered reviews and widespread safety concerns, HSJ has found.
Seven of the 10 largest teaching trusts are understood to have acquiesced to demands by the British Medical Association to pay consultants higher overtime rates for covering August’s junior doctors’ strike.
Nearly two-thirds of trusts have a ‘first-time’ chief executive, while one-third of the sector’s CEOs have been in their current post for 18 months or less, following a period of remarkable turnover since the covid crisis.
An integrated care system’s new overtime ‘rate card’ has sparked a furious response from doctors who warned the “woefully under-market value” rates were directly undermining efforts to ensure safe staffing.
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A hospital trust, which has already implemented a series of safety measures to protect employees, has reported a 17 per cent rise in incidents of abuse against staff by patients and the public in the last year.
A hospital trust has said its staff have been verbally abused when contacting some patients to postpone their appointments because of next week’s nursing strike.
Sixteen trusts have been allocated a combined £150m for heat pumps and other projects to reduce emissions from their estates.
A trust spent £460,000 on legal fees trying to fight a patient safety whistleblowing case that it lost, it can be revealed.
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Only one in five trusts has reached the level of digitisation required by 2025 – more than three years after the target was set, tech chiefs have revealed.
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.
NHS England has appointed a major trust’s chief people officer as its new joint director of equality, diversity and inclusion, HSJ has learned.
Several NHS trusts are reviewing their data-sharing agreements with a technology company after their shares in the firm were rendered currently worthless following its financial collapse
A trust board has backed the medical director who oversaw the dismissal of a whistleblower in a case linked to patient deaths.
Several systems and trusts have decided to extend their free parking offer for staff despite central government funding for the policy coming to an end this month.
The chief executive of one of England’s top teaching trusts is to leave this summer after seven years at the helm.
Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust was forced to limit access to neonatal intensive care at the weekend due to exceptional demand.