NHS trusts continue to miss targets aimed at helping hospitals spend millions of pounds more effectively, HSJ can reveal.
NHS Improvement has authorised a tranche of financial support projects, ending a mini-drought in trusts tendering for management consultancy.
Consolidation of radiotherapy services “will be impossible” without more money, a royal college has warned.
Fifteen trust chief executives were paid at yearly rates of more than £250,000 last year, including several in the north east running district general hospitals, according to HSJ analysis.
Three East Midlands clinical commissioning groups have decided to appoint a single accountable officer and management team, and will consider a full merger next year.
An intensive care unit and its dependent services are being closed and relocated from Leicester General Hospital because of workforce shortages and concerns for patient safety, HSJ has learned.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
The national regulator has today told NHS trusts to “pause” any ongoing plans to set up subsidiary companies and wait for new guidance to be issued.
Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe outlines how NHS trusts use wholly owned subsidiaries to gain tax exemptions at the cost of employees who are left in the lurch
NHS trusts looking to create wholly owned subsidiary companies to secure VAT savings risk facing action by union members with strike action already planned at one trust.
A large teaching hospital trust in the East Midlands has dropped plans to set up a subsidiary company after being told by NHS Improvement that the new health and social care secretary Matt Hancock would be unlikely to approve it.
North West Anglia Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of Stephen Graves.
A major hospital trust is to relocate its children’s heart services to ensure it meets new standards set by NHS England.
University Hospitals of Leicester Trust plans to outsource 4 per cent of its elective care workload to ensure it has capacity for emergency demand.
Research by HSJ and Unison has found an absolute increase of 9.7 per cent in violent attacks on NHS hospital staff
Ministers are planning to significantly water down a planned new service designed to stop a repeat of the serial killer GP Harold Shipman, HSJ can reveal.
A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.
More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.
University Hospitals Leicester Trust is to create a wholly owned subsidiary to run its facilities management services as the board has been told current arrangements are “not sustainable”.
The Care Quality Commission has issued University Hospitals of Leicester Trust with a warning notice after inspectors found the administration of insulin to patients required “significant improvement”.