The Royal College of Surgeons has warned there may be too few critical care beds in England to cope with demand.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
Two West Midlands trusts have been accused by councillors of “playground politics” in their ongoing failure to agree on the delivery of cancer services.
A merger that would create one of the biggest trusts in England has been delayed amid ongoing talks with NHS Improvement over funding.
An HSJ roundtable discusses crucial issues relating to treatment of neurological conditions and how services can deliver consistent high quality care to patients. By Alison Moore
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
A major teaching trust is pulling its oncology consultants out of two neighbouring hospitals because of longstanding concerns about their “operational standards” – meaning the service will close this month.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
A merger to create one of the country’s largest acute trusts will lead to some specialist services being shifted between hospitals, an NHS Improvement report reveals.
Controversial recommendations over the national reconfiguration of congenital heart disease services could be submitted to NHS England in three weeks, ending years of uncertainty.
The Competition and Markets Authority has today cleared a major acute trust to partner with a US company to build a new hospital, after finding the region would benefit from more competition between private providers.
A merger of Birmingham’s two biggest providers has been cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority, which said the benefits clearly outweighed the reduction in patient choice.
Leading consultants have been appointed to lead 14 national reviews aimed at improving efficiency and reducing unwarranted variation in NHS, HSJ can reveal.
NHS England has been accused of lacking transparency and using “inaccurate or misleading” data in its planning for the potential closure of three heart surgery units.
Competition regulators have launched a formal inquiry into a long-mooted merger which would form one of the largest acute trusts in the country.
A sustainability and transformation partnership has intervened in a specialist trust’s sharply deteriorating RTT performance, appointing an outside executive to lead the recovery.
A coroner has raised concerns about the lack of coordination in mental health services for young people in Birmingham, after a patient under NHS care was found hanged.
Dame Julie Moore is to be confirmed as the new lead for the Birmingham and Solihull sustainability and transformation plan.
Almost half of NHS staff say there are not enough of them to do their jobs properly, according to the latest NHS staff survey.
Concerns that a high profile £100m global digital exemplar fund could be raided by ministers have been raised to HSJ, as NHS England remains locked in talks with them over its release.