Radiology failings at a teaching hospital led to eight patients coming to severe harm, with three dying, a hospital trust has admitted.
An acute trust is to abandon manufacturing its own radiopharmaceuticals after a regulator said it needed more quality improvement work and better facilities.
A shortage of radiologists, pensions issues and rising demand have driven the worst breast cancer wait times for at least nine years, some of the worst performing trusts told HSJ.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
Poorly-implemented electronic prescribing systems in NHS hospitals are putting patients’ lives at risk, the NHS’s safety watchdog has warned.
Public Health England is to be stripped of its responsibility for overseeing the national cancer screening programme, the government has confirmed.
A Kent trust bracing for the impact of Brexit has booked hotel rooms for cancer patients.
A new national clinical director for cancer has been appointed, along with two other NCDs.
An acute trust’s performance against the 62-day cancer treatment target has slipped to one of the worst in the country after a sudden rise in referral numbers.
The government has brought forward a spending announcement, promising an extra £200m to improve the cancer scanning and diagnostic capacity of the NHS over the next 18 months.
A teaching hospital has redesigned part of its cancer service after being flagged as an outlier in two national clinical audits.
One London borough has nearly double the national average rate on an indicator that general practice is missing the early signs of cancer.
Specialist cancer scans will continue to be provided by a major teaching trust after NHS England backtracked on a decision to award the work solely to a private provider.
Just two regions account for nine of the 10 worst performing clinical commissioning groups for late detection of cancer, according to official data.
Millions of pounds will be invested in a so-called National Artificial Intelligence Lab for the NHS to deliver quicker breast screening results and improved predictions for drug and bed usage.
More than half the £1.8bn spending boost announced by the prime minister yesterday will be enabled by the reversal of last month’s demand from NHS England that trusts cut capital spending plans by 20 per cent.
A serious incident has been declared at a trust after a backlog in scans delayed five patients’ cancer diagnosis.
The winners of the 2019 Patient Safety Awards have been revealed.
NHS England engaged in an unprecedented attempt to interfere with an independent clinical body’s report into child cancer services, seeking to have a recommendation on co-location of intensive care services removed, HSJ has learned.
A trust is proposing an extended moratorium on elective care over Christmas 2019 and Easter 2020, and pre-booking outsourcing to private providers in an attempt to shore up emergency care performance and cut cancellations.