University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust – Page 7

  • 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 ...

  • Nurses pushing trolley

    Worst A&E performance since targets began


    A E performance for full A E departments worst since targets were introduced Attendances up by a quarter, admissions up by more than half Thinktank warns performance could deteriorate further if more funding not found The English NHS has recorded its worst yearly results for ...

  • Surgery

    Analysis: The child heart surgery hospitals still to meet the new standards


    Five out of 11 hospitals said they are working to meet the new standards in the agreed five year timescale Providers asked to submit a self-assessment of existing congenital heart disease services Proposals for future care models “fall significantly short” and “represent a real safety risk” ...

  • Shaun Lintern
    Expert Briefing

    Lintern's Risk Register: Doing the right thing


    Everything you need to stay up to date on patient safety and workforce, plus my take on the most important under-the-radar stories. From patient safety correspondent Shaun Lintern

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham FT

    Revealed: First digital maturity index scores in full


    This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.

  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Emergency department 'inadequate, chaotic and compromised safety'


    INSPECTION: Patient safety was compromised by inadequate services and a chaotic environment at Leicester Royal Infirmary, according to inspectors.

  • Chris Harisson

    NHS England names 18 new national clinical directors


    Eighteen national clinical directors and seven “associate” directors under new NHS England structure Chris Harrison is NCD for cancer and Tim Kendall is mental health NCD NHS England said it was reforming previous structure of 23 NCDs to improve clinical advice and “slim down” organisation ...

  • Sir Howard Bernstein

    Revealed: Leaders named for eight major STP patches


    Work to plan the five-year transformation of NHS services in two of England’s biggest cities is to be led by local authority chief executives, NHS England revealed this afternoon.