Subscribe to HSJ feed HSJ
Updated: 4 months 6 days ago

HSJ Live 17.10.17: Dido Harding faces health committee grilling

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:20
Baroness Dido Harding answers questions from MPs at pre-appointment hearing
Categories: Latest News Feeds

NHS private patient income predicted to grow every year to 2020

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:55
Income from private patient work carried out by NHS run units will grow by more than 5 per cent in each of the next three calendar years, researchers have predicted.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Doctors threaten legal action against NHS over IR35 tax rules

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 06:00
Unions representing locum doctors have threatened to seek a judicial review against NHS Improvement claiming the NHS is continuing to wrongly apply new tax rules.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

CCGs demand patients lose weight or face indefinite wait for surgery

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 06:00
People in Hertfordshire who smoke or are obese face indefinite waits for routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight, commissioners have decided as they try to save £68m this financial year.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

New safety regulator could be given power to fine trusts

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 06:00
Ministers plan to give the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch tough new powers including the ability to fine organisations and staff for failing to cooperate with its inquiries.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Daily Insight: Mackey and Dalton keep it simple

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:30
Today’s must read stories and biggest talking points
Categories: Latest News Feeds

A&E faces 'temporary' overnight closure

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:14
Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust has confirmed plans that could see Calderdale Royal Hospital’s emergency department in Halifax “temporarily” closed at night and patients sent to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary instead.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Competition regulator orders hospital sale

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:15
The Competition and Markets Authority has said a merger of mental health providers would be anti-competitive unless one of the organisations’ hospitals is sold.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Joint chair appointed across acute and mental health trusts

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:51
A new chair has been announced for a teaching hospital trust and its local mental health trust.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Trusts to invest millions in new children's mental health model

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:39
A partnership of mental health trusts is investing £3m a year into community provision as part of a pilot scheme to improve children and young people’s services.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Landmark legal case could save trusts millions in business rates

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:01
A “landmark legal case” is set to be launched which could dramatically reduce the business rates paid by NHS trusts, according to a trust’s board papers.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

NHS app used by 500,000 patients suspended over quality concerns

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:00
An NHS developed app and website used by half a million patients has suspended its service after clinical assurance concerns were raised at NHS England.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Adolescents self-harmed while under supervision at 'inadequate' private hospital

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:14
Some of the country’s most vulnerable and troubled young people were able to significantly self-harm and were allegedly sexually assaulted despite being under “constant observation” at a regional psychiatric intensive care unit.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Daily Insight: A predictable mess

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:30
The must read stories and talking points in health policy
Categories: Latest News Feeds

'Bin' DTOC warning letters, says local government leader

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:34
Local government’s national representative has advised councils to “throw in the bin” warning letters over care delays, amid fresh warnings that relationships are being fractured by the funding row.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

'No systematic bullying' of NHS finance staff, says second professional body

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:13
A second body representing NHS finance staff has described reports of senior managers feeling bullied into reporting unachievable numbers “disturbing”, but does not believe there is a “systematic” problem.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

New regulator launches investigation after patient dies

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:54
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch has launched its fourth investigation after being alerted to a patient’s death after they presented to hospital two weeks after surgery.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

DTOCs reduction drive having 'unintended consequences'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:07
Efforts to cut delayed discharges to free up between 2,000 and 3,000 beds are being hampered by problems with the assessment process for long term care packages, a senior policy expert has warned.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

CCGs tender £125m contract for integrated urgent care

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:38
A distressed health economy is redesigning its urgent care services with commissioners releasing a £125m contract to bring urgent out of hospital services together.
Categories: Latest News Feeds

Exclusive: Variation in surgery standards depending on time of day flagged

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 06:00
Standards of care for patients needing emergency bowel surgery vary considerably based on the time of day they have their operation, a new audit has revealed.
Categories: Latest News Feeds


Movement to Work, a collaboration of UK employers that aims to tackle youth unemployment
Latest Tweet Follow us
RT @Selenity: We literally can't wait for the @HPMA_NI @HPMA_National #HPMARoadshow tomorrow. Very excited to visit the emerald isle so com…