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North by North West: Funding still pending as new hospital opens

2024-05-10T12:08:00+01:00

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IT system which sparked safety alert dropped by 13 trusts

2024-04-12T04:30:00+01:00

More than a dozen trusts have changed their maternity IT system – or are in the process of doing so – following a national patient safety alert.

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North by North West: Coming up with the wrong answer

2024-03-11T11:53:00+00:00

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North by North West: The threat of regime change

2024-02-26T12:50:00+00:00

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North by North West: Trust left isolated as strike nears 50 days

2024-01-15T12:50:00+00:00

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Headcount rise of 4,000 ‘not readily explainable’ by troubled ICS

2023-11-15T12:26:00+00:00

The hiring of several thousand staff in a financially troubled health system was found to be ‘not readily explainable’ and well beyond the increases reported by similar areas.

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Seven trusts inexplicably removed from ‘40 new hospitals’ pledge

2023-07-17T10:00:00+01:00

Seven trusts were removed from a list used to choose the ‘40 new hospitals’ with no documentation to explain why, a watchdog has found.

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North by North West: Manchester must get a grip on electives

2023-04-17T12:57:00+01:00

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Patients fit for discharge stuck in hospital for up to nine months

2022-08-31T06:06:00+01:00

Medically fit patients are waiting up to nine months to be discharged from some NHS hospitals as increasing numbers of working age people develop more complex conditions amid ongoing social care shortages.

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Revealed: CEO and exec turnover at each acute trust

2022-08-22T05:37:00+01:00

Some acute trusts have kept more than half of their executive directors over a five-year period – whereas others have seen all of them change, according to HSJ analysis of top-level managerial stability.

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Revealed: NHS England’s list of trusts with worst elective and cancer problems

2022-08-19T06:07:00+01:00

Almost a third of acute trusts have been identified by NHS England as being ‘at risk’ of missing key targets for electives and cancer recovery, with some facing ‘periodic calls between ministers and CEOs’, HSJ can reveal.

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‘Impossible’ to improve delayed discharges as picture worsens

2022-06-01T11:32:00+01:00

The number of patients stuck in hospitals despite being ‘medically fit’ to leave has continued to increase in recent months, leading to warnings from NHS Confederation that trusts are finding it ‘impossible’ to make progress on reducing the numbers.

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Revealed: The 27 trusts still without an electronic patient record

2022-05-26T03:50:00+01:00

Almost 30 NHS trusts do not have comprehensive electronic patient records amid a renewed push by government to get electronic systems into all NHS hospitals, according to HSJ research.

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North by North West: The omicron damage

2022-01-17T13:58:00+00:00

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North by North West: Thousands of staff set for redeployment

2021-12-13T12:22:00+00:00

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North by North West: The real route to reopening a fragile service

2021-11-15T12:07:00+00:00

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Trusts receive half of funding for ‘essential’ maternity improvements

2021-10-15T05:29:00+01:00

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

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North by North West: The legacy of Shipman

2021-09-20T10:06:00+01:00

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Landmark reconfiguration that promised to save 300 lives a year ‘quietly dropped’

2021-05-28T09:14:00+01:00

One of the highest profile NHS reconfigurations of the last decade — that pledged to save 300 lives per year — has been “quietly dropped”, HSJ has learned.

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Ex-teaching trust CEO joins NHS property quango

2021-05-17T10:32:00+01:00

A former teaching trust CEO who quit amid financial turmoil, plus a recently departed acute chair, have become directors at NHS Property Services.