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Trusts offered up to £4m to make last-ditch attempt on A&E target


NHS England has confirmed new financial incentives for trusts to deliver strong performance against the four-hour emergency target this month.

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Revealed: Trusts most reliant on oil for their energy


Oil consumption across the NHS estate has seen its largest annual increase in a decade, as trusts turn to the fuel for emergencies and surges in demand.


Trust director resigns over ‘dishonesty’


The strategy director of an acute trust has resigned after being suspended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council for dishonesty over a “repeated period of time”.


Labour selects trust chair as regional mayor candidate


The chair of a Nottinghamshire acute trust has been selected as the Labour candidate for elections to become the first mayor of the East Midlands.


Neonatal units face ‘redesignation’ under national shake-up


A major shake-up of neonatal care, aimed at reducing mortality and illness, could see dozens of units restricted to caring for less premature babies.

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New chief executive for Midlands trust


Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive.


Trusts receive half of funding for ‘essential’ maternity improvements


Trusts have so far received just over half of the £102m they said was needed for ‘immediate and essential’ improvements in maternity services.


East Midlands trust appoints former MP as new chair


Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust has appointed a former Labour MP as its new chair.


Major trust forced to restrict chemotherapy amid staff shortages


A major acute trust in the East Midlands has been forced to restrict how much chemotherapy it is able to offer due to staff shortages.


Trusts to remind public they must wear masks after 19 July


Multiple trusts are planning to tell the public they must comply with current covid infection control measures, such as mask wearing, beyond 19 July when they visit NHS premises, HSJ can reveal.

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Major acute trust appoints new chief executive


University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has appointed Richard Mitchell as its new chief executive.


Government drops plans for 24/7 covid vaccination service


Ministers have dropped plans to launch a 24-hour coronavirus vaccination service after two hospital trusts piloted the scheme earlier this year.

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New boss drafted in as scandal-hit unit suspends staff


Several staff at a trust which is at the centre of a major maternity scandal have been placed on leave, while a new interim head of midwifery has been drafted in.


Interim chair appointed at finance scandal trust


An East Midlands trust in the middle of an ongoing investigation into financial mismanagement has appointed an interim chair for the next year.

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Revealed: The seven trusts getting £6m each for tech improvements


Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.

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HSJ Awards 2020: Acute or Specialist Trust of the Year


WINNER: Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT

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How to restore cancer services post covid


An HSJ webinar, sponsored by Pfizer, examined the impact of the pandemic on cancer services. Alison Moore reports

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Scandal-hit trust partnered with ‘outstanding’ care provider


The trust at the centre of one of the biggest maternity scandals in recent years has been partnered with another trust in the Midlands to drive improvements.

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Exclusive: First two trusts lined up to deliver 24/7 covid jabs


Two hospital trusts in the Midlands are being lined up to pilot a 24-hour covid vaccine service, HSJ has learned.


HSJ’s 10 most read workforce stories of 2020


The importance of NHS staff was underlined during the pandemic, but many were strained like never before – here is a rundown of HSJ’s most read workforce stories for this year