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Roundtable: why culture is the big career killer for women

HSJ’s panel identified ‘micro inequalities’ and the return of macho culture as key factors stifling greater gender equality in healthcare leadership

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Pritchard’s NHSE different in ‘tone, intent and accessibility’, say top CEOs

NHS England chief executive Amanda Pritchard has been praised for transforming the organisation’s relationship with local leaders by the NHS’s most highly regarded chief executives.

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NHS England ‘hasn’t got long’ to develop ‘operating model’ for system working

NHS England and local leaders must urgently develop a coherent ‘operating model’ for the era of integrated care systems or see the reforms fail, leading trust chief executives have told HSJ.

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‘We are presiding over a failing NHS,’ say leading trust CEOs

A lack of accountability is causing the quality of NHS services to crumble, according to some of the most respected trust chief executives.

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Leak reveals winners from NHSE surgery centralisation

Eleven hospitals have been chosen as specialist surgical centres as part of a controversial reconfiguration led by NHS England, according to internal documents seen by HSJ.

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NHS England admits it will miss cancer backlog target

The NHS will miss its target for clearing the backlog of long waiters for cancer, NHS England’s national director has conceded.

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Staff covid death payouts set to top £40m

NHS death in service payments for health and social care staff who died with coronavirus are set to top £40m, HSJ analysis reveals.

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Exclusive: One in four critical care units got busier in past week

The number of patients in critical care grew at one in four English hospital trusts in the past week, despite overall covid-19 occupancy falling, HSJ can reveal.

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Revealed: the nine hospital trusts where covid patients fill at least half the beds

Nine English NHS trusts now have at least half their adult acute beds occupied by covid-positive patients, with admissions still growing in every case.

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Patient Safety Awards winners unveiled

The winners of the 2020 HSJ Patient Safety Awards have been revealed at an online ceremony.

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Director of beleaguered Test and Trace replaced by trust CEO

A director of the beleaguered coronavirus test and trace programme has been replaced by a trust chief executive, HSJ has learned.

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Hospital chief executive joins NHS track and trace effort

A new chief executive has joined the NHS track and trace team with immediate effect.

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Exclusive: Third NHS trust partners with Babylon for patient triage tool

A third NHS acute trust has partnered with private healthcare firm Babylon in a bid to give patients better information on how to respond to emerging symptoms.

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Regulator to examine some healthcare workers’ deaths

More than 50 covid-related deaths of health and social care workers have been reported to the Health and Safety Executive, which will examine them.

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Digital solution to help expectant mothers manage diabetes

GDm-Health remote monitoring system helps ensure the highest standards of care for pregnant women in the times of the covid-19 pandemic

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Trusts missing out on tens of millions from overseas patients

Providers are failing to recover tens of millions of pounds from overseas visitors despite a major clampdown on so-called health tourists.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners

The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Mapped: The hospital builds in PM’s pledge

The trusts which will benefit from a share of £2.7bn to rebuild hospitals, or £100m to develop business cases for future schemes, announced by the prime minister today.

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U-turn on plans to strip trust of cancer scanning service

Specialist cancer scans will continue to be provided by a major teaching trust after NHS England backtracked on a decision to award the work solely to a private provider.

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NHSE integrated care lead to leave

NHS England and Improvement’s director of primary care and system transformation is leaving to become chief operating officer at a foundation trust.