Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
Just three hospital trusts have hit their lowered targets for accident and emergency performance, the latest data reveals.
An HSJ roundtable analysed the importance of creating an NHS in which staff move seamlessly between organisations – and the role that STPs will play in this.
The current pressures on acute services could prevent or delay crucial improvements that need to be made to hospital buildings, according to NHS estates directors.
An NHS manager responsible for maintaining dialysis equipment at a London trust has been jailed for fraud worth £300,000.
A south London local authority has become the third council to release its full sustainability and transformation plan, and has criticised NHS England’s directive that the plans should not immediately be published.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
The draft sustainability and transformation plan for southwest London reveals that leaders are considering cutting the number of acute sites in the patch from five to four or three.
A collaborative in south London gave participating trusts the tools and techniques to streamline patient pathways and improve services for type 1 diabetes sufferers
COMMERCIAL: A hospital trust is considering a link-up with the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust for private work, board papers reveal.
By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.
South West London NHS organisations have asked to join the ‘success regime’, the national programme of directive support for struggling health economies, but have been turned down.
STRUCTURE: A review of five community hospitals by Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group has set out four options for future community care, which include the closure of two hospitals.