University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust – Page 7

  • Winter

    Analysis: 10 trusts responsible for quarter of 'winter pressures' alerts


    Ten trusts responsible for a quarter of “winter pressures” alerts since start of December South of England is the worst hit region London reported only five out of 830 alerts Just 10 hospital trusts have been responsible for more than a quarter of the “winter ...

  • Heart

    New consultation on future of specialist heart surgery imminent


    NHS England to launch consultation on congenital heart disease services “soon” It has not publicly changed its controversial plans but said “no decision” will be made before consultation is completed Royal Brompton and University Hospitals of Leicester trusts remain at risk of losing their services ...

  • HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

    HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed


    The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

  • Ambulance
    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: Major incident as patients wait in ambulances for up to two hours


    University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has declared an internal major incident after patients were left waiting in ambulances for up to two hours during five days of high pressure on emergency services.

  • Surgeons hand reaching for scalpel
    HSJ Knowledge

    In search of a stop to same day cancellation of operations


    A northern trust created a role to identify the causes of same day cancellations – and possible methods for reducing them

  • 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 ...

  • John Adler
    HSJ Local

    Chief executive accuses trusts of poaching patients


    University Hospitals Leicester chief executive says trusts in the South East are “offering to do clinics for nothing” Criticises consultants for referring “almost a quarter” of patients in catchment area to “providers in the South East” Calls on NHS England to establish referral pathways in line with ...

  • Rebecca Kenny
    HSJ Knowledge

    Roundtable: Cutting the rate of surgical site wound infections


    A roundtable by HSJ and Nursing Times during the Patient Safety Congress focused on how to reduce the high toll on health and finances caused by complications in post-operative care

  • Piles of pound coins

    Revealed: Trusts counting on back-loaded savings


    NHS trusts will have to significantly improve “run-rates” to meet 2016-17 financial targets Plans assume significant efficiency savings can be delivered in the latter half of the year In many cases, those savings have not yet been identified, or there is a high level of risk that ...

  • Cardiac surgery

    NHS England 'failed to follow due process' for heart surgery shake-up


    Leicester and the Royal Brompton trusts dispute reconfiguration process Trusts say recommendations from the Independent Reconfiguration Panel have been ignored Specialised commissioning director Jonathan Fielden defends NHS England’s approach Senior staff at the two congenital heart units threatened with closure by NHS England say the ...

  • Heart

    Questions raised over NHS England's use of heart surgery research


    Author cited by NHS England has “no idea” where 125 operations per year figure came from How many operations a surgeon should do ”depends on the type of surgery”, academic says RCS backs NHS England recommendation NHS England’s congenital heart disease review acknowledged the 125 figure ...

  • Surgery

    Wide variation found in emergency specialist surgery mortality rates


    Thirty day mortality rates for emergency bowel surgery vary between 20.7pc and 3.2pc at best and worst performing hospitals Quarter of hospitals do not admit high risk patients to critical care post-surgery in recommended timeframe Six per cent annual drop in most urgent patients reaching theatre within ...

  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust

    Updated: More trust leaders insist regulator was wrong to target pay bills


    NHS Improvement’s figures identifying potential excess paybill spending did not take account of key service changes, chief executives say Trusts including Salford Royal and UCLH identified as over-spending on staff Regulator will be asked to publish revised list by Royal Devon FT More trust leaders ...

  • Ros Tolcher
    HSJ Knowledge

    Into the great wide open: looking beyond your organisation


    At the first of three events linked to HSJ ’s Top Chief Executives list, healthcare leaders gathered to discuss the need for collaboration across organisations

  • Emergenyc ward

    Ten trusts responsible for 20 per cent of A&E breaches


    Continued decline in A E performance − a priority area for the health service Ten trusts responsible for 20 per cent of target breaches Emergency care improvement programme team to be sent into a further 12 areas Ten hospital trusts clocked up 20 per cent ...

  • Cardiac surgery

    Three trusts set to lose specialist heart surgery


    NHS England announces winners and losers in which trusts provide congenital heart defect services Central Manchester, Royal Brompton and Leicester set to have work transferred to other sites Swathe of trust to cease “occasional” procedures after NHS England sets out new standards Work follows 15 years ...

  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

    Trust will use 'all means at our disposal' to fight service closure


    Leicester and Royal Brompton promise to challenge NHS England plans to reconfigure congenital heart disease services NHS England decision would see both trusts lose most complex “level one” proceedures The trusts warn that the loss would destabilise other key services Two trusts that stand to ...

  • Ben clover expert briefing

    HSJ expert view: Reforming heart services remains a long haul


    Today’s announcement on congential heart disease services is the latest battle in a very long war. 

  • Technology

    Sepsis faces a new front


    Technology is helping clinicians to detect sepsis earlier, something which is key to combating this often undetected killer

  • Cambridge
    HSJ Local

    Former King’s chief to head up Cambridge AHSC


    Cambridge University Health Partners has appointed Malcolm Lowe-Lauri executive director The former King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust CEO will join on 1 August Mr Lowe-Lauri is currently working for KPMG is Australia Cambridge’s academic health science centre has appointed a former chief executive of King’s ...