NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A financial turnaround project where management consultants are sent to work with NHS trusts has been shelved by NHS Improvement, HSJ has learned.
West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust has left special measures two and half years after first entering it.
The team developed a recruitment and retention plan to improve the retention rates in the maternity unit.
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.
A mental health trust chief executive will lead a neighbouring acute trust as part of a hospital chain, HSJ understands.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
People in Hertfordshire who smoke or are obese face indefinite waits for routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight, commissioners have decided as they try to save £68m this financial year.
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
Five NHS trusts have been identified by the Care Quality Commission as having significantly poor overall patient experience scores.
West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust will remain in special measures despite the Care Quality Commission upgrading its rating from inadequate to requires improvement.
The Department of Health has warned NHS trusts they could be refused cash bailouts even when suppliers are refusing to deal with them due to late payments.
NHS organisations in Hertfordshire and Essex are unable to “accept” their control totals for the next two financial years, according to a sustainability and transformation plan leaked to HSJ.
The Hertfordshire and West Essex sustainability and transformation plan has a new lead after the incumbent stepped down due to concerns over the time needed to carry out the role.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.
STRUCTURE: The chief executive of a hospital chain has become the accountable officer for a struggling neighbouring trust.
The vast majority of the 100 health service leaders surveyed by Siemens and HSJ thought a clinical service operating at the same level every day of the week unnecessary