More than 30 hospitals in England failed to receive the top ratings for food hygiene in their latest inspection.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by HSJ bureau chief Ben Clover.
A company part-run by an NHS trust has launched a legal challenge against a neighbouring integrated care board over a £500m pathology contract.
The chief executive at a trust behind one of the UK’s first ‘virtual hospitals’ has said this model is the ‘new gold standard’ for care provision and the trust is looking at a significant expansion.
NHS trusts have been given targets to increase elective activity that range from 103 per cent of pre-pandemic levels to nearly 130 per cent, internal data seen by HSJ reveals.
Less than a quarter of the funding requested for crucial preparation works for the government’s ‘new hospitals programme’ has so far been received, trusts have told HSJ.
A hospital manager in Hertfordshire has been convicted after accepting bribes for his trust to procure medical equipment from particular companies.
NHS England has revealed the latest list of trusts which it has identified as needing the most support to meet electives and cancer targets.
NHS England is in talks about changing a pathway for women with breast problems after performance against the two-week target for them to be seen plummeted.
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.
The outgoing CEO of an acute trust has called for better support for healthcare leaders, particularly when it comes to the relationship between chiefs and chairs, as she prepares to retire.
An East of England trust has breached government rules by announcing its new chief executive too early — putting him in what was described as an ‘untenable’ position.
Several of the ‘40 new hospitals’ promised by government face further delay and disruption because the trusts are receiving less cash than needed for crucial planning work this year, HSJ can reveal.
A former Department of Health leader is set to take the helm at an East of England trust.
A London trust whose chief executive is headed to a provider in the South West has appointed a successor.
Only one of the six ‘new hospitals’ prioritised for construction by the government more than two years ago is on track to be operating by the original target date of 2025, HSJ can reveal.
Two trusts have highlighted their frustration with the ‘delays and uncertainty’ over the government’s New Hospital Programme after being forced to slow down their projects amid funding concerns.
NHS death in service payments for health and social care staff who died with coronavirus are set to top £40m, HSJ analysis reveals.
NHS trusts hoping to build the first new hospitals under the government’s flagship infrastructure project have been told to submit plans for schemes costing less than £400m, prompting concern about plans being watered down.
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