NHS waiting lists around England, updated for July 2018.
The leaders of four clinical priority groups that will feature heavily in the NHS’s 10 year plan have been announced by NHS England and NHS Improvement.
A trust which has seen its 62 day cancer target performance slump to less than 54 per cent has been ordered to provide a report for the national cancer director Cally Palmer.
NHS England has been urged to stop a “perverse” policy of withholding money from a £200m cancer transformation fund from areas breaching the 62 day target.
A hospital trust is considering hiring more nurse specialists after being flagged as an outlier for lung cancer treatment.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has identified five major priorities for the 10 year NHS plan due to be unveiled this autumn.
Two “outstanding” foundation trusts have signed a contract with a Chinese real estate company to advise it on building 10 new hospitals in a deal which could be worth millions for the NHS.
Some prostate cancer patients are “pressurised into receiving treatment within 62 days” even where it is deemed unnecessary, according to evidence within a new report.
The winners of the 2018 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.
Specialist nurses have been found to be “fundamental” in increasing the life expectancy of patients with lung cancer, HSJ has been told.
Funding from the NHS’s new settlement will be “earmarked” for cancer programmes including prostate, lung and colorectal cancer, the NHS England chief executive told MPs today.
The Royal College of Radiologists has urged the government to fund more training places for clinical oncologists, following data revealing that workforce shortages are set to worsen over the coming years.
Jeremy Hunt wants an ambitious cancer pledge to be a core plank of the government’s new NHS plan, with senior figures pushing for the service’s £7.5bn cancer budget to be doubled over the longer term, HSJ understands.
New research has linked waiting times and safety incidents to the financial performance of NHS trusts, and identified 32 “risk zones” where people are more likely to die of preventable causes.
The number of women whose lives may have been shortened by an error in the national breast screening programme has been revised down to less than 75, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has told Parliament.
A major teaching hospital identified as an outlier for thoracic surgery by a clinical audit has stopped performing a surgical procedure.
A hospital trust has been granted an interim, £36m contract to run community services in London for two years, after the incumbent provider said it would not bid for a renewed contract.
Consultancy firm PwC will review Public Health England’s handling of potential fatal errors in the national breast screening programme, including when concerns were escalated within the organisation.