King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Robert Royce

History repeats itself: first as tragedy, then as farce

The problems that University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust, and King’s College Foundation Trust and Lewisham and Greenwich are facing a direct consequence of the acquisitions they made when South London Healthcare Trust and Mid Staffs failed, says Robert Royce

Demonstration in Lewisham

STP dilutes plan to centralise elective work

An STP in the capital has dropped plans to centralise elective orthopaedic work at two sites.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: London - winning on A&E?

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Ben clover expert briefing

London Eye: Baby STPs

Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

Boris Johnson

London's devolution demands revealed

Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.

Princess Royal Hospital, Bromley, South London Healthcare NHS Trust

Revealed: TDA refused to pay unexpected takeover costs

NHS Trust Development Authority officials refused to pay the bulk of a claim for unanticipated costs made by a trust that fell into financial trouble after taking over a failing neighbour.

Princess Royal University Hospital

Monitor investigates major London trust

PERFORMANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust because of ‘long standing problems’ at Princess Royal University Hospital.

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CCG wins legal battle over contract suspension

A clinical commissioning group has won a legal battle to award a contract for work that had already been given to other providers under the trust special administration process.

Eye clinic plans paused following King's complaint

Plans for Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust to open an eye clinic at a hospital in Kent have been paused after another trust complained that no procurement process had taken place.

Greenwich CCG plans to reduce spend at local trusts next year

FINANCE: Greenwich CCG plans to reduce its spend with Lewisham Healthcare Trust and South London Healthcare Trust in 2014-15, board papers reveal.

Doctors attack health trust plan

Plans to dissolve a debt-ridden health trust which was on the brink of bankruptcy could have a “devastating” effect on a financially stable trust nearby, doctors have said.

Matthew Kershaw

Kershaw backs dissolution of South London Healthcare

South London Healthcare Trust should be dissolved, its special administrator recommended this morning.

Carnall: Way must be found to speed up reconfigurations

Carnall calls for service reconfigurations to be accelerated

The head of NHS London has warned the government risks “stifling the ambition” of clinical commissioning groups if it does not find a way to speed up service reconfigurations.

Matthew Kershaw

UPDATED: Hunt advised to break up South London Healthcare

The trust special administrator this morning issued his draft report into the first organisation to face the NHS’s failure regime, recommending the trust is broken up.

Queen Mary's, Sidcup, South London Healthcare NHS Trust

Exclusive: South London Healthcare Trust's suitors revealed

Details have emerged of the plans of many of the 39 bodies that have written to South London Healthcare Trust’s special administrator to express an interest in running trust services.

Millennium dome in Greenwich

Analysed: the future of South London Healthcare Trust

What happens next for South London Healthcare Trust - the first to be placed in the failure regime?

Kershaw Matthew

DH pipeline tsar appointed special administrator at failure regime trust

Matthew Kershaw has today been confirmed as trust special administrator at South London Healthcare Trust.

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Hospital mergers have little benefit, study suggests

Waiting times have risen and financial performance has declined at NHS hospitals following mergers, a study has found.

Two plasters stuck to each other

Exclusive: Dr Foster names 10 trusts overlooking fast recovery processes

Ten hospital trusts which do not follow evidence-based processes for fast recovery from surgery have been named by Dr Foster Intelligence.