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2022 HSJ Awards shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2022 HSJ Awards has been revealed after the conclusion of the first stage of judging.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Shouldn’t need an improvement programme

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: The city with one in eight on a waiting list

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.

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Recovery Watch: The great follow-ups revolution

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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Revealed: Trusts with the biggest falls in staff confidence in care provided

Several large teaching hospitals are among those which saw the steepest declines in the proportion of staff who would recommend the care of their organisation, according to the NHS staff survey results.

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Trusts routinely bank income as ‘savings’, contrary to NHSE claim

Financial data obtained by HSJ shows trusts have routinely used additional income received from NHS commissioners to boost their reported ‘cost improvements’ – despite regulators claiming this did not happen.

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More than 1,000 ‘definitely unvaccinated’ staff at one trust

At least 1,000 staff at the country’s largest NHS trust are still unvaccinated with a week to go until the deadline, it can be revealed.

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London Eye: Five go chief exec-ing

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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Major shake-up of child cancer services ordered by NHS England

NHS England has finally ordered a major shake-up of paediatric cancer services in London after a long-running battle which saw national cancer director Cally Palmer accused of being ‘hugely conflicted’ because of her dual role as the chief executive of the trust at the centre of the storm.

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London Eye: A different picture

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: 18 months in full PPE

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover.

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‘Heavy-handed, expensive’ inspections wrong way to regulate hospitals, says ex-CQC chair

‘Very heavy-handed, laborious and expensive’ inspections ‘have not been the right way’ of regulating hospitals, according to the Care Quality Commission’s former chair.

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Trust unfairly dismissed consultant acquitted of fraud

A hospital trust unfairly dismissed a consultant radiologist it had accused of fraud, an employment tribunal has decided.

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More than a dozen trust chairs receive two salaries as shared leadership spreads

Sixteen people are now chairing more than one NHS trust, but there is significant variation in how much they are paid for their extra roles, an HSJ analysis has found.

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London ‘creaking’ under pressure of covid surge, warns trust boss

Trusts are ‘creaking’ across London as they address the latest surge of covid patients and mounting non-covid activity, according to a medical director at a major London trust.

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New chief executive for hospital trust

A north London specialist trust has appointed a new chief executive.

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Hospital brings cleaning and catering in-house to ‘support minority ethnic communities’

An acute trust has brought their cleaning and catering contracts back in house to boost workforce equality and support staff from minority ethnic communities.

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Alert over hospital air devices after 120 ‘never events’

NHS trusts are to be told to remove devices linked to more than 120 never events caused by ‘unconscious errors’.

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Specialist trust appoints new chief executive

A specialist London trust has appointed a new chief executive.