Commissioners in the North East have approved plans to shift a range of hospital based services from South Tyneside to Sunderland.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
A pair of acute foundation trusts are exploring the possibility of merging into a single provider.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
The Care Quality Commission has increased pay for doctors carrying out essential safeguarding visits for mental health patients after a workforce shortage resulted in waiting time targets being missed.
Chief executives of NHS providers are staying in the post for longer than they were three years ago, analysis by HSJ indicates.
Hospital based stroke, maternity, gynaecology and paediatric services could be shifted from South Tyneside to Sunderland as part of a major overhaul in services.
A hospital trust has topped the staff sickness absence rate table for the fourth year in a row, HSJ analysis reveals.
The Treasury has approved £160m of funding for 16 flagship digital trusts, but concerns remain about delays in accessing the money, HSJ has learned.
A leading vanguard project is planning to draw up a £340m contract to get a single provider to run its new care model by April 2018, HSJ can reveal.
Concerns that a high profile £100m global digital exemplar fund could be raided by ministers have been raised to HSJ, as NHS England remains locked in talks with them over its release.
Leaders at some of the NHS global digital exemplar trusts tell Claire Read how stability of leadership and consistency of direction have been key factors in their success
A single executive management team has been appointed to run two acute foundation trusts.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
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Jeremy Hunt is today due to name 12 trusts that will “deliver pioneering approaches to digital services” as he looks to “fast track” technology implementation in the NHS.
STRUCTURE: Leaders at two acute foundation trusts have unveiled plans to create a joint management structure.
The merger of three NHS audit teams in the north east into a new specialist provider could become a model for other areas to follow, according to a trust finance director.
This is a full list of trusts’ scores on the new digital maturity index, based on HSJ analysis of NHS England data.