More than 20 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped collecting waste last week, prompting a major incident.
The NHS has been warned of “crippling” finance charges from its PFI contracts over the next decade, when aggregate repayments on the deals will reach their peak.
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
Commissioners have set up a joint board with their mental health trust to create an integrated health and social care partnership, HSJ can reveal.
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.
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.
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.
Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.
A mental health and community trust has appointed a new chief executive following its previous leader announcing early retirement.
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.
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.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
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.
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.
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, reflects on a tough few weeks of headlines for mental health
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”.
The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.
Several community and mental health trusts have received significant extra investment funding that was originally intended for the acute sector.
Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside
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.