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Why the tide needs to turn on Carillion-style NHS wholly own subsidiaries

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

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CCGs and trust set up mental health partnership board

Commissioners have set up a joint board with their mental health trust to create an integrated health and social care partnership, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust to restart construction of hospital in autumn as government ends PF2 contract

A trust hopes to restart construction work on its new hospital in October after the government terminated the private finance contract which funded the project.

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Carillion staff transferred to NHS as PFI provider collapses

A mental health trust is taking “urgent action” by moving dozens of estates and facilities management staff to a newly-formed subsidiary company after its PFI provider went into administration.

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Decision over Carillion Hospital 'in autumn' as costs soar

A government decision on the future of a privately financed major acute hospital that was hit by Carillion’s collapse is not expected until autumn.

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Trusts yet to agree permanent deals for former Carillion services

Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.

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Trust recruits new chief executive from neighbour

A mental health and community trust has appointed a new chief executive following its previous leader announcing early retirement.

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Trust in legal battle to end £321m PFI contract

An attempt by a large mental health trust to terminate its private finance initiative contract due to building defects at its main hospital has resulted in a legal dispute over money it is owed, HSJ has learned.

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NHSI: Sacking leaders and quick savings 'endanger improvement'

Sacking leaders when mistakes are made and “salami slicing” budgets to make quick savings “endanger improvement” and risk system failure in mental health, a new NHS Improvement report says.

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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.

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STP moves towards shared control total

Leaders across a sustainability and transformation partnership are drafting a new agreement that could lead to the organisations in the STP sharing a control total.

Amanda Bloor

New hospital put on hold by financially struggling CCG

A clinical commissioning group that slipped from outstanding to requires improvement last month has put plans for a new £16m mental health hospital on hold.

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The importance of keeping the faith in a turbulent summer

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, reflects on a tough few weeks of headlines for mental health

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Vanguard turned to plan B after first model 'didn't work'

A national vanguard site has told HSJ that it has started “afresh” with its new care model after the version used in the first two years “didn’t work”.

Emma Latimer

CCG chief officer quits as STP lead

The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Revealed: Trusts receiving biggest cut of £300m STF 'bonus'

Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2017: Mental Health

Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside

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International gang sentenced for targeting NHS in money laundering scam

NHS trusts lost millions of pounds after they were targeted by an organised crime gang scamming public bodies as part of a £12m international money laundering plot.

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Exclusive: 11 providers given £300m commissioning budget

A second wave of providers has been chosen to take on new commissioning powers for tertiary mental health services, HSJ can reveal.

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Following the Money: Winners and losers from £1.8bn national fund

HSJ’s expert briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black.