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NHS backlogs drive £20m boost for private cancer firm

2024-02-28T08:00:00+00:00

A private cancer provider has grown its turnover by £20m – more than 20 per cent – in the past year on the back of the NHS cancer backlog, it reports.

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Hospital had wrong CQC rating for four years

2024-02-21T12:46:00+00:00

A general hospital was wrongly denied an “outstanding” rating for four years due to a calculation error, the Care Quality Commission has admitted.

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Exclusive: Rise in ‘free births’ raised with government and regulators

2024-02-05T12:25:00+00:00

National leaders have been alerted to the risks from growing numbers of women choosing to give birth without midwifery or medical input – known as “free birthing” – HSJ can reveal.

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Widespread failings discovered in EPR launch linked to patient death

2024-01-15T05:47:00+00:00

“Better upfront planning, training and testing” were needed in a tech launch which was tied to patient harm and service disruption, an NHS England review has found.

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HSJ’s 10 most-read technology stories of 2023

2023-12-29T03:08:00+00:00

While 2024 gets ready to launch, we’ve crunched the data to find HSJ’s most-read technology stories of 2023.

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Only half of trusts’ staff were trained ahead of troubled IT go-live

2023-12-13T05:00:00+00:00

Only half of staff across two acute trusts were fully trained in the use of a new electronic patient record before its introduction, which led to disruption and patient harm, HSJ can reveal.

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Stiffer stroke target introduced – despite failure to meet old standard

2023-11-29T05:13:00+00:00

The failure of trusts to offer stroke patients the level of rehab required by standards introduced 10 years ago has not prevented the publication of new guidance which demands even higher performance.

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HSJ Awards 2023: HSJ Partnership Award

2023-11-17T00:01:00+00:00

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Hospitals close areas after discovering RAAC planks

2023-10-20T12:27:00+01:00

More hospitals have closed parts of their site after discovering potentially unsafe concrete had been used in the building structures, HSJ has learned.

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Patient died and 30 harmed after new IT system launch

2023-10-11T11:19:00+01:00

A trust saw nearly 1,000 safety reports filed after introducing a new electronic patient record – including one where a patient died and 30 others where they suffered harm.

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Recovery Watch: The trusts slipping the most on PM’s pledge

2023-10-04T14:04:00+01:00

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.

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Ministers name 30 trusts receiving share of £250m fund

2023-08-15T06:00:00+01:00

Ministers have named the 30 trusts which will receive a share of a £250m fund to increase urgent and emergency care capacity.

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Revealed: Best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food

2023-04-11T11:39:00+01:00

The best and worst trusts for cleanliness and food have been revealed in a national assessment by patients and staff.

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New number one trust CEO revealed

2023-03-20T07:00:00+00:00

The overarching theme of HSJ’s 2023 ranking of the NHS’s leading provider trust chief executives is one of change. Twenty-four of the names in the top 50 are new when compared to the 2022 list, although some have appeared in the rankings during previous years.

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The Download: Pathology networks’ digital maturity revealed

2022-10-04T10:57:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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The Download: Simple tech slashes lists

2022-09-20T11:47:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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NHSE’s federated data platform explained

2022-09-06T06:00:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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The Download: Cyber attack reverberates around the NHS

2022-08-23T11:06:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.

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The Download: No time to waste

2022-08-09T11:11:00+01:00

The fortnightly newsletter that unpacks system leaders’ priorities for digital technology and the impact they are having on delivering health services. Written by senior correspondent Nick Carding. Contact me in confidence here.