The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust – Page 3

  • Contract 3x2

    In full: Pathology network proposals


    HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network. 

  • East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

    Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late


    More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

  • Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

    A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed


    Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

  • Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust

    Revealed: 21 trusts consistently underperforming on A&E


    There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.

  • Alan burns
    HSJ Local

    New chair of special measures trusts 'likes a challenge'


    Kettering General Hospital Trust is to share a chair with the Princess Alexandra Trust despite the pair not being in the same geographical or organisational patch.

  • Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

    Exclusive: Trust bailouts rise to £2.7bn as more rely on loans


    NHS trusts were forced to draw down £2.7bn of emergency cash bailouts from the government last year – with two-thirds of hospital providers now relying on government loans to maintain payments to staff and suppliers.

  • Colchester Hospital

    Exclusive: Short tenure of 'inadequate' trust chiefs laid bare


    The chief executives of trusts rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission have been in post much longer than those rated inadequate – several of whom have stayed less than a year, HSJ analysis confirms.

  • British houses of parliament

    MP calls for debate on 'revolving door of failed NHS managers'


    An MP has called for a debate on “the revolving door of failed NHS managers” after claiming a former trust chief had set up a consultancy firm “offering his services to the NHS”.

  • Hospital room

    The best and worst performing trusts on patient experience


    Of the five NHS trusts underperforming for overall patient experience, two are in CQC special measures Five trusts are outliers for poor experience of community support after hospital discharge Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.

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    Unprecedented winter bed pressure revealed in new stats


    Bed occupancy hits record high, as overall bed numbers across NHS continue to decline Royal College of Surgeons says data is “exceptionally worrying” Acute bed numbers have however risen slightly overall on last year Acute bed occupancy hit a record high in the final quarter ...

  • Lance mc carthy2
    HSJ Local

    Special measures trust appoints successor to Phil Morley


    Former Hinchingbrooke chief executive succeeds controversial chief at special measures trust Lance McCarthy led Hinchingbrooke out of special measures before its merger with Peterborough Princess Alex was rated inadequate and placed in special measures last year Troubled Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust has appointed a successor ...

  • Great Western Hospital

    Revealed: 70 hospitals awarded share of £100m A&E pot


    Seventy trusts allocated £56m between them out of £100m funding for A E Winners include Salford Royal and smaller trusts like The Princess Alexandra Seventy hospitals have been allocated a share of a £56m tranche from the £100m of capital funding ringfenced in the budget for ...

  • Southampton General Hospital

    Revealed: NHS England intervenes at 10 trusts over DTOC rates


    Ten trusts visited by NHS England “central support” team to “accelerate” delayed transfers of care initiatives FOI revealed the team initially shortlisted 33 trusts at “high risk” of delayed transfers NHS England also drew up a list of trusts that must “prioritise” plans to implement A E ...

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    Analysis: Over 100 trusts report rise in E coli infections in a year


    106 trusts report increase in E coli rates, with more than 10 per cent increases at 60 PHE data casts doubt over feasibility of government target to halve infections by 2020 Across England the infection rate has increased by 6.7 per cent in 12 months and ...

  • Weston General Hospital

    Almost half of NHS staff say wards are understaffed


    Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough staff at their trust to do their job Midwives, consultants and nurses complain of staff shortages in latest survery Best performing acute trust on this measure was Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh FT Almost half of ...

  • Phil Morley
    HSJ Local

    Controversial chief executive steps down from special measures trust


    A controversial hospital chief executive has stepped down, four months after a damning rating from the Care Quality Commission.

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    Revealed: The hospitals with the worst nurse staffing


    Analysis suggests majority of acute hospitals are struggling to meet their own plans for nurse staffing Data shows trusts employing more healthcare assistants than planned Expert warns there is a risk of “false reassurance” on safety Decline in achieving staffing plans comes despite increases in employed ...

  • estates map

    Mapped: Cost of backlog hospital repairs facing every STP area


    HSJ analysis reveals extent of backlog maintenance issues in each health economy High levels of outstanding repairs and refurbishment work are likely to be one indicator of where services need to be reconfigured and centralised But many areas will struggle to address the problems due to continuing ...

  • Lister Hospital

    Leaked STP reveals region cannot meet control totals


    Hertfordshire and west Essex STP reveals a £93m gap in meeting combined control totals for 2017-18 and 2019-20 £101m social care funding gap for the region is unresolved Two trusts require a minimum of £324m investment to remedy “extremely poor” infrastructure NHS organisations in Hertfordshire and Essex are ...

  • The Christie

    Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust


    Each trust placed in one of four categories based on the level of support they require from NHS Improvement Trusts will be formally categorised next month as part of the regulator’s new “single oversight framework” Thirty-five out of 238 trusts will have “maximum autonomy” See every rating in the ...