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
An STP in the capital has dropped plans to centralise elective orthopaedic work at two sites.
Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
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.
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.
PERFORMANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust because of ‘long standing problems’ at Princess Royal University Hospital.
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.
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.
FINANCE: Greenwich CCG plans to reduce its spend with Lewisham Healthcare Trust and South London Healthcare Trust in 2014-15, board papers reveal.
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.
South London Healthcare Trust should be dissolved, its special administrator recommended this morning.
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.
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.
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.
What happens next for South London Healthcare Trust - the first to be placed in the failure regime?
Matthew Kershaw has today been confirmed as trust special administrator at South London Healthcare Trust.
Waiting times have risen and financial performance has declined at NHS hospitals following mergers, a study has found.
Ten hospital trusts which do not follow evidence-based processes for fast recovery from surgery have been named by Dr Foster Intelligence.