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  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

    CMA launches investigation into major trusts merger


    Competition regulators have launched a formal inquiry into a long-mooted merger which would form one of the largest acute trusts in the country.

  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
    HSJ Local

    STP director appointed to lead trust's turnaround


    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation Trust referral to treatment performance drops sharply to the worst of any specialist trust Intervention being handled regionally with STP involved in appointing an interim chief operating officer to oversee RTT recovery at the trust NHS Improvement expected to issue trust with formal ...

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    HSJ Local

    Patient death reveals 'no coordination' between mental health services


    A coroner has raised concerns about the lack of coordination in mental health services for young people in Birmingham, after a patient under NHS care was found hanged.

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    Dame Julie Moore to take over STP


    Dame Julie Moore is to be confirmed as the new lead for the Birmingham and Solihull sustainability and transformation plan.

  • 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 ...

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    Tech fund raid concerns raised as £100m remains on hold


    Senior NHS figures raise concerns that £100m digital fund could be raided Global digital exemplar money should have been allocated already but has not been released by DH DH insist trusts will get funding “once business case has been through final approvals process” Concerns that ...

  • Beds

    NHS bed occupancy hits record high


    Latest NHS bed occupancy rates are highest ever recorded for a third quarter since data collections began in 2010 HSJ analysis reveals hospital trusts with highest occupancy Six acute trusts had general and acute bed occupancy rates over 99 per cent The latest NHS bed ...

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    HSJ Knowledge

    HSJ's Best of 2016: awards and leadership lists


    Over Christmas and New Year, we are bringing you a round-up of some of HSJ’s highlights from 2016. Today we look at HSJ’s awards programmes and our lists of the most influential or promising people

  • Digital
    HSJ Knowledge

    How to go digital and influence people


    Leaders at some of the NHS global digital exemplar trusts tell Claire Read how stability of leadership and consistency of direction have been key factors in their success

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    Analysis: Trusts 'on track' with finances forecast major deterioration


    Several trusts revised their year-end forecast internally by up to £20m New protocol meant numbers published by NHS Improvement suggested providers were on course to meet their target Trusts forecasting significant deterioration include Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership, King’s College Hospital and University Hospitals North Midlands ...

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    Julie Moore calls for 'one regulator' of providers


    Dame Julie Moore says NHS Improvement and CQC should combine She says Heart of England FT will need £200m in capital to fix estates Dame Julie calls for a government debate on how NHS is funded One of England’s leading trust chief executives has said ...

  • Mark Rogers

    Top council chief criticises Stevens and Mackey for 'NHS first' bias


    Birmingham council chief and STP lead hits out at NHS England’s tendency to “sort the NHS out first” Mark Rogers complains about use of sustainability funds for acute deficits Calls for joined up national approach to STP and says engagement has been “flawed” Says better care ...

  • 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 ...

  • Dame Julie Moore
    HSJ Local

    Julie Moore intervenes over future of inadequate hospital


    Dame Julie Moore criticises Worcestershire Acute Hospital’s plans for the Alexandra Hospital UHB chief executive says her trust could have provided an “exciting and innovative” proposal for the hospital UHB experiencing pressure from increase in patients from Worcester, Redditch and Bromsgrove One of the country’s ...

  • Barts

    Analysis: The biggest providers of specialised services


    HSJ analysis of NHS England data shows Barts Health Trust had largest increase in its specialised services income in 2015-16 University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust moves from fourth to ninth biggest specialised provider after cardiac transfer to Barts No evidence of significant consolidation of specialised services ...

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    HSJ Catch Up: 'Super trust' in the pipeline, and the future of HSJ


    Your essential update on the week in health

  • Jeremy Hunt

    Hunt names 12 'digital excellence' trusts in line for funding


    Twelve trusts will receive funding of up to £10m each to fast track digital innovation Twenty more trusts to receive up to £5m to act as national digital champions Initiative comes as response to Wachter review published today Jeremy Hunt is today due to name ...

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    HSJ Local

    Major hospital trusts reveal merger plan


    Two major acute trusts in Birmingham have announced their intention to merge.

  • Dame Julie Moore

    Trust chiefs declare support for 'brave' EU staff following Brexit vote


    Senior NHS leaders for organisations across the service have sought to reassure employees in the wake of the vote for the UK to leave the EU, and have restated their policies for zero tolerance towards racist abuse.

  • Innovation and technology

    Exclusive: Official index reveals tech leaders and laggards


    New assessment gives clearest picture yet of NHS’s digital maturity, experts tell HSJ HSJ analysis shows overall scores for all trusts on digital index NHS England warns against using data as a league table A new NHS England assessment of “digital maturity” across the NHS ...