Former NHS England medical director Sir Bruce Keogh has been hired to advise the health tech company trying to sell an alternative to WhatsApp to the NHS.
Concerns about children’s cancer services in London have – in the words of one informed figure – been an “open secret” for almost a decade, and involved multiple reviews by experts and discussions at the highest levels.
Nine of the most senior directors in the NHS opted out of the NHS pension scheme in 2017-18, HSJ has learned.
Sir Bruce Keogh has become the first chair of judges for the annual HSJ Awards.
More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.
Three female CEOs lead this year’s HSJ top 50 trust chief executives, while some big acute bosses slip down or out of the rankings.
National NHS officials today ordered an extended moratorium on non-urgent hospital operations, and other significant measures to try to deal with “sustained pressure” on the emergency care system.
NHS England has told under pressure hospitals they can cancel non-urgent elective procedures to free up beds for patients coming through accident and emergency.
Three hospital trusts will no longer lose their congenital heart disease surgery despite the services facing the threat of closure for over a year, NHS England announced on Thursday.
A coroner has urged NHS England to improve physical healthcare support for patients in mental health units following the death of a new mother with post-partum psychosis in an inpatient unit.
The HSJ100 is HSJ’s analysis of the most powerful and influential people in the English NHS and health policy. We have published it at the end of each calendar year since 2005. From 2017, we have decided to produce a summer “refresh” – recognising that much can change within a ...
A shake-up of “dysfunctional” ambulance response times has been approved by the health secretary today.
NHS England has restructured its national senior management teams, the organisation has confirmed.
The NHS risks “a drift into…risk aversion and blame”, Sir Bruce Keogh has said, criticising the “terrible statistic that the life expectancy of a chief executive in our NHS is only two and a half years”.
NHS England medical director Sir Bruce Keogh has warned hospitals they must not refuse patients in need of emergency neurosurgery even if they have no free intensive care beds.
The Royal College of Surgeons has called on NHS England to carry out a review of critical care bed capacity after two patients died because of delays receiving surgery and poor referral practices between hospitals.
Mental health trust leaders must sign off their commissioners’ spending for the sector under radical new plans to make sure cash is reaching the front line, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has been warned more patients could die after a woman was denied emergency surgery by three hospitals due to a lack of intensive care beds.
Standout trends in this year’s rankings include the prevalence of the multi-trust leader, the influence of outstanding CQC ratings and the rise of women chief executives