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  • Basildon Hospital

    Revealed: Funding for each success regime area


    Funding for success regimes largely spent on consultants, legal advice and establishing small core programme teams Sources tell HSJ funding is welcome but “modest” compared to challenges the areas face NHS England has allocated just over £20m to the three areas in the national success ...

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    HSJ Local

    Concerns new GP alliance will 'adversely affect' services


    Sunderland GP resigns over procurement of new contract Sunderland GP Alliance awarded controversial contract bringing together three practices and a violent patients programme Doctor fears contract will “adversely affect” services PRIMARY CARE: A GP has resigned following the procurement of a primary care contract that ...

  • Mike Bell
    HSJ Knowledge

    Dispatches from the frontline


    HSJ was joined by some leading experts to explore their progress towards creating new models of care

  • Hinchingbrooke Health and Care Trust

    Analysis: The 10 trusts with most improved patient experience


    HSJ analysis shows the trusts where patient experience improved in the most areas of the national inpatient experience survey year on year Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust came top of in list of most improved trusts Top two most improved trusts both in special measures HSJ ...

  • Len Fenwick

    Fenwick fears running a chain would take his 'eye off the ball'


    Sir Leonard Fenwick worried that hospital chain would mean taking his “eye of the ball” of Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust Longest serving NHS chief executive attributes outstanding rating to “good relationship with staff” Newcastle being “brought back into the fold” to help with “salvage” of ...

  • Darlington Memorial Hospital
    HSJ Local

    'Bullying and blame culture' poses risk to patients at maternity unit


    “Significant concerns” raised about behaviour of consultants and senior midwives at County Durham and Darlington FT Report says “finger pointing” culture meant staff were reluctant to raise concerns Trust working with NHS England on improvement plan PATIENT SAFETY: Care of mothers and babies is being ...

  • The new northumbria hospital at cramlington

    Analysis: How Northumbria is redesigning urgent care


    Mike Waites examines how Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital is transforming emergency care provision in the North East, but not without significant teething problems

  • Northumbria helicopter
    HSJ Local

    Innovator hospital slashes A&E admissions but ambulance delays surge


    New hospital achieves 14 per cent reduction in emergency admissions despite attendances rising Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital first of its kind in the NHS Changes to emergency care provision championed by Sir Bruce Keogh However, hospital also reports surge in ambulance handover delays ...

  • Simon Stevens

    Delayed care transfers to continue for years, Stevens warns


    NHS England chief executive tells MPs problems with care transfers unlikely to subside in the next few years Simon Stevens rejects NAO estimate that delayed transfers cost the NHS £820m Stevens: NHS takeovers of adult social care services will not work everywhere DH social care chief ...

  • St James's University Hospital

    Revealed: Trusts borrow millions to pay for redundancies and beds


    Papers released by the Department of Health show trusts have borrowed hundreds of millions of pounds to pay suppliers, make redundancies and increase bed capacity.

  • Len Fenwick

    First teaching hospital rated outstanding


    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals FT becomes first teaching hospital to be rated outstanding by the CQC Trust is second in the North East to be awarded the top rating, after Northumbria Healthcare was rated outstanding last month Newcastle is led by Sir Leonard Fenwick, the NHS’s longest ...

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    Daily Insight: I feel so broke, I want to go home


    HSJ’s round-up of the must read stories from Tuesday

  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

    High performing trust bosses asked to 'peer review' others


    NHS Improvement has asked 30 providers to take part in governance reviews at other trusts A number of specific reviews to be commissioned in coming months Reviews will be supported by external consultants Regulators have asked chief executives and chairs at “high performing” trusts to ...

  • Jim Mackey

    Mackey only in NHS Improvement job for two years


    Jim Mackey has confirmed that he is only in his job as chief executive of NHS Improvement on a two year secondment.

  • Ambulance

    Northern ambulance services form new alliance


    Three ambulance services are setting up a strategic alliance to drive efficiencies and improve performance.

  • UK map

    Revealed: The best and worst financial performers in your region


    Data collected by HSJ has revealed the acute trusts with the deepest financial problems, including three providers with a deficit of around 20 per cent of their turnover.

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    HSJ Knowledge

    How the NHS is finally unlocking the power of barcoding


    Barcoding is going to be vital in the NHS, with developing demonstrator sites expected to make significant savings

  • Hexham general hospital

    'Remarkable' trust given CQC’s top rating


    Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust becomes fourth provider to be rated outstanding Trust rated outstanding in unprecedented 20 core services Until November it was run by Jim Mackey, now chief executive of NHS Improvement Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust has become the fourth in the country to ...

  • Wansbeck general hospital

    Northumbria chief: NHS leaders should 'grasp the nettle' on reconfiguration


    Chief executive of outstanding rated trust says NHS leaders should “grasp the nettle” when it comes to reconfiguration David Evans: “Continuity” of Northumbria’s leadership key to CQC rating Says Jim Mackey “hugely” contributed to the success of the trust The chief executive of Northumbria Healthcare ...

  • Person with flu

    North East trust tops sickness absence table for third year


    South Tyneside Foundation Trust has highest sickness absence rate of any acute trust for third consecutive year Trusts in Lancashire and Bradford in top five for past three years An acute trust has topped the hospital trust sickness absence table for three years in a row, ...