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Trust concludes former chief ‘not fit and proper’ after sexual harassment investigation


An NHS trust has concluded that its former chief executive is not a “fit and proper person” to be on an NHS board, after investigating allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour, HSJ has learned.

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CEO interview: Stacey Keegan, CEO of Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital


This is the latest in a series of interviews with senior healthcare leaders, which are available exclusively to HSJ Insight subscribers.

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


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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Revealed: The trusts with toughest challenge to hit next elective target


The NHS will struggle to meet its pledge to eliminate 78-week breaches by March 2023, senior figures have warned, as an HSJ analysis lays bare the challenge of delivering the service’s next major elective recovery milestone.

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May, Powis and Hartley given top Jubilee honours


NHS England’s national medical director and chief nurse are among the health service staff who have been recognised for their services in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Honours List.

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Revealed: The best and worst trusts to be a junior doctor


HSJ analysis of data from the latest General Medical Council national training survey has revealed the top and bottom trusts for overall experience for junior doctors.


HSJ Value Awards 2021: Operations and Performance Initiative of the Year


Provision of an integrated system to work within the electronic patient record capturing prospective and retrospective clinical priority for patients waiting for appointments, investigations and treatment. This was a hospital-wide need affecting all specialties and service providers and all current and newly referred patients.

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Trust chief leaves to head ICS


The chief executive of a specialist trust in Shropshire is leaving to head up the local clinical commissioning group and integrated care system.

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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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National chiefs: Ventilators will follow ‘most immediate need’


National and regional NHS chiefs will seek to share out scarce ventilators to ”areas with the most immediate need, on a fair share basis relative to patient ventilation need, they have told hospital chiefs, who are increasingly concerned about what they will receive and when.

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NHS to free up 30,000 beds for coronavirus


The NHS is targeting freeing up 30,000 beds by postponing all non-urgent elective operations and discharging all inpatients who are “medically fit to leave”.

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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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Exclusive: Clinical waste building up outside hospitals


Clinical waste is piling up outside hospitals, HSJ can reveal, amid fallout from the crisis which exploded in the sector last year.

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Trusts bemoan cost pressures from clinical waste switch


Several NHS trusts are grappling with extra costs and relying on temporary containers for clinical waste storage, after a forced change of supplier following last year’s stockpiling scandal.

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Exclusive: NHS England told to act on internal review to end 'avoidable harm'


Spinal patients have been exposed to “avoidable harm” due to “wholly unacceptable” delays in their treatment, according to an unpublished NHS England report.

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Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted


More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.

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Trusts move clinical waste contracts to new provider after stockpiling scandal


Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.

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CQC gaffe prompts re-inspection of NHS trust


The Care Quality Commission has been forced to apologise to an NHS trust after inspectors used data for another provider as part of its inspection report.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Changing Culture


Cygnet Health Care: Self Harm to Together Healing Programme