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Third of NHS trusts have at least one vacant director role due to ‘near-toxic’ pressures

18.07.18: Just over one-third of trusts have at least one vacant executive director role due to “near-toxic” pressures facing NHS providers, startling new research has shown. In a new report released by NHS Providers and the King’s... more >

Two ‘outstanding’ foundation trusts sign landmark deal with Chinese real estate firm

17.07.18: A partnership between two major UK foundation trusts and a Chinese real estate firm has been officially signed, paving the way for joined-up health and care in state-of-the-art facilities in China. The unlikely deal between Northumbria Heal... more >

CQC: NHS trust still ‘requires improvement’ three years after last inspection

17.07.18: An NHS trust that runs hospitals in North and East Hertfordshire has been told by the CQC that its services, overall, require improvement. East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has been told that, despite its services rated as ‘good&... more >

Southall practice taken out of special measures by CQC

17.07.18: A Southall medical practice has been taken out of special measures following being granted a ‘good’ rating after a CQC inspection. Dr Naz Asghar’s surgery in the London borough of Ealing was rated good for being safe, effe... more >

We need to talk about governance

17.07.18: Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers, discusses the importance of board governance and accountability as we move towards local systems to deliver integrated patient care. Carillion, Enron, Arthur Anderson, Lehman Brothers…... more >

Chair at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust to become new chair at two other south-coast trusts

16.07.18: Alan McCarthy has been announced as the new chairman of both Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trusts (WSHFT) and Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) following his departure from Surrey and Sussex Trust at the end of the summer. ... more >

NHS paid massive £1.63bn in damages to claimants in last year

16.07.18: More than £1.63bn has been paid in damages from the NHS to claimants in 2017-18, with more increases in the future, new information has revealed. According to the NHS Resolution annual report, the litigation payouts amounted to an inc... more >

Three new non-executive directors to join NHS Digital

16.07.18:  Three new non-executive directors have been brought in by NHS Digital to help “shape the governance of the organisation.” John Noble, Deborah Oakley, and Balram Veliath will all bring their expertise to the leadership of t... more >

NHS fast approaching winter dead-end as June performance welcomes Hancock with ‘baptism of fire’

13.07.18: Growing demand and a lack of performance improvement compared to June last year suggests that the NHS is heading towards another harsh winter, in what is proving to be “a baptism of fire” for the new health secretary. Responding... more >

NHS still largest buyer of outdated tech ‘popular last time England was in World Cup semi-final’

13.07.18: The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has revealed that NHS hospital trusts still own a staggering 9,000 fax machines, making the health system the world’s largest buyer of a technology “that was in popular use about the last time Engl... more >

Anti-NHS charity with financial links to new health secretary to be investigated

13.07.18: The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), which donated thousands of pounds to the new health and social care secretary Matt Hancock and openly supports NHS privatisation, is to be investigated after concerns were raised over its status as an edu... more >

Carillion collapse: MP calls for public takeover of stalled Liverpool hospital

12.07.18: Article by Callum Wood of National Health Executive A Liverpool MP has said a new hospital should be brought under public ownership to allow construction to be completed. Construction on the £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital was ha... more >

Proposed new world-leading precision medicine campus to be set up in Manchester

12.07.18: Article by Callum Wood of National Health Executive Proposals have been announced to create a new world-leading precision medicine campus within the area of the Corridor Manchester Enterprise Zone, located on the UK’s largest clinica... more >

Health bosses lose control of finances after overspend

12.07.18: Article by Callum Wood of National Health Executive NHS bosses in East Sussex have been stripped of control and placed under ’legal directions’ by NHS England over the way hundreds of millions of pounds is spent. Hailsham... more >

Brighton trust taken out of financial special measures but expects £55m deficit

12.07.18: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) has been taken out of financial special measures, but remains in special measures for its standards of care. The trust was put into financial special measures back in October 2016 by... more >

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25/09/2017A hotbed of innovation

This edition of NHE comes hot on the heels of this year’s NHS Expo which, once again, proved to be a huge success at Manchester Central. A number of announcements were made during the event, with the health secretary naming the second wave of NHS digital pioneers, or ‘fast followers’, which follow the initial global digital exemplars who were revealed at the same show 12 months earlier.  Jeremy Hunt also stated that by the end of 2018 – the 70th birthday... read more >