South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 14 trusts start contingency plans after Carillion collapse

Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.

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Trusts must reduce deficits by two-thirds to hit official forecast

NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.

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Revealed: FT redundancy pay outs fall by more than a quarter

The amount spent on redundancy payments by foundation trusts has fallen significantly over the past three financial years, HSJ analysis reveals.

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

A&E survey: Best and worst performing trusts revealed

Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Revealed: The NHS trusts falling well short of financial plans

Several acute trusts have fallen significantly short of their three month financial target, while dozens more are relying on heavily backloaded savings plans to deliver their year end plans.

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

London hospital trust names new chief executive

A London hospital and community trust has today announced the appointment of new chief executive.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Patient Safety in Surgical Care

Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission

King's College Hospital, Golden Jubile Wing

Analysis: The trusts posing the biggest risk to NHS's financial plan

Hospital trusts with some of the largest back-loaded savings plans have insisted they can still meet their financial targets.

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Latest STP published reveals hospital reconfiguration

Consolidating specialist hospital services on to two sites and creating a string of multispecialty community providers are key elements of the latest sustainability and transformation plan to be published.

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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.

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Patient Safety Awards 2016: Managing Long Term Conditions

The winner in this category has established what they believe to be a UK first: a rapid access, community-based, self referral service for patients with advanced Parkinson’s Disease that addresses both physical and mental well-being.

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'Heart services risk being destabilised' by national procurement scheme

A leading heart consultant has warned that some specialist services could be “destabilised” by plans for national procurement of high cost devices.

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Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential

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.

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Getting a grip on workforce costs

NHS trusts are being asked to drive down workforce costs against a backdrop of staff shortages and budgetary pressures

Savings must be found without any additional transitional finance to help establish new services

Revealed: 11 trusts whose DH bailouts were converted to loans

The Department of Health obliged some of the most seriously troubled hospitals in the NHS to receive their bailouts in the form of ‘loans’ last year, DH figures show.

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Trust chief executive to retire after 42 years in NHS

WORKFORCE: South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust chief executive Tricia Hart is to retire.

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Short and long term fixes for workforce pressures

In the face of rising pressures, we explore solutions including training rotations and a cap on agency staffing