A review into financial governance failures at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust recommended its chief executive be removed. It also made multiple criticisms of the board.
It may be “unsustainable” for a trust’s medical director to remain in post after he sought to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” among its medical consultants, a review has found.
The chief executive of a troubled acute trust has stepped down amid continuing concerns over its financial performance.
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A leading acute trust met its financial control total for the second month of the year after a “technical fix” to its stock levels.
A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.
A hospital trust had 2,000 patients wait more than a year for elective treatment, HSJ can reveal.
A troubled acute trust says it will look to recruit a substantive finance director after the departure of another interim from the role.
A hospital trust in financial special measures has improved its payment of suppliers after getting a £25.5m loan from the Department of Health and Social Care.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
NHS trusts ended last year with a combined deficit of £960m, according to accounting data published by regulators.
NHS trusts drew down almost £3bn of emergency cash from the government last year, as providers with continuing budget deficits struggled to maintain payments to staff and suppliers.
An NHS trust has paid £10,000 to the family of a woman who died after “delayed and inadequate” investigations left her with terminal cancer.
HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black. This week by correspondent Nick Carding.
NHS Improvement says it wants to get real on trust sector finances, but its commitment to credible financial planning will continue to be questioned while its regional finance director for London remains in post.
Patient safety was put at risk by a “significant breakdown in financial governance” at a large acute trust, an independent investigation has found.
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