The employment contracts of thousands of non-clinical NHS staff could be transferred to subsidiary companies under plans being drawn up by 16 hospital trusts.
Hospitals saw a record spike in trolley waits last month as major emergency departments recorded their worst performance since records began, according to NHS England data published today.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
North Bristol Trust has had its worst month for accident and emergency performance on record and a senior clinician has warned staff to be braced for worse to come.
Three clinical commissioning groups pulled out of a £10.5m fertility contract just weeks before the service was meant to start, after a legal challenge to the decision.
The majority of trusts continue to provide patients with less access to consultants at the weekend compared to a weekday, new data reveals.
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Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
England’s smallest acute trust has moved a step closer to downgrading its emergency services, with the publication of proposals for “a new community focused role… at the heart of the new model of care”.
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
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Sir Ron Kerr has been appointed as independent chair of troubled South West sustainability and transformation partnership.
North Bristol Trust has been taken out of financial special measure but faces another year of challenging savings to meet its control total.
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The number of patients waiting more than four hours for admission after a decision to admit to accident and emergency has grown nearly tenfold in a decade, new figures show.
NHS trusts have delivered at least £40m of procurement efficiencies as part of a wider drive to cut these costs by £150m by October 2018, data obtained by HSJ reveals.
Technical accounting measures and “a material number of land sales” have helped NHS trusts improve their forecast deficit for this year.
The most financially troubled NHS trusts in England are being charged interest rates of 6 per cent on bailout loans from the Department of Health, which experts have likened to “kicking someone when they’re down”.
The latest NHS bed occupancy figures are the highest ever recorded for a third quarter since quarterly data collections began in 2010, providing a further sign of the system’s capacity challenges.