All Facilities management articles – Page 6

  • Ben clover expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    London Eye: Devo, patient harm and keeping hold of your property


    Essential insight into England’s biggest health economy, by Ben Clover

  • HSJ Value In Healthcare Awards

    HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards shortlist revealed


    The organisations in the running to win one of the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards 2017 at have been revealed.

  • estates map

    Mapped: Cost of backlog hospital repairs facing every STP area


    HSJ analysis reveals extent of backlog maintenance issues in each health economy High levels of outstanding repairs and refurbishment work are likely to be one indicator of where services need to be reconfigured and centralised But many areas will struggle to address the problems due to continuing high levels ...

  • Construction
    HSJ Local

    New A&E department to be built


    Plans for a new accident and emergency department in Durham have been given the green light by the county council’s planning bosses.

  • London
    HSJ Local

    Trust shortlists firms for strategic estates partnership


    A mental health and community services trust has named the shortlisted bidders to run its strategic estates partnership.

  • Richmond House

    £190m contracts open to bids in procurement services break-up


    Ten contracts worth a total of £190m over three years Private companies and NHS procurement hubs expected to bid Concerns raised by Health Care Supply Association have since been allayed Ten national contracts for the provision of procurement services have been advertised by the Department of Health.

  • Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Trust set to miss financial target due to CCG fines


    A large acute foundation trust has said it is likely to miss its control total by £10m because of fines imposed by commissioners for emergency readmissions and the resulting loss of central funding.

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    Exclusive: £3bn to be raided from NHS investment funds


    Presentation suggests £1bn will be transferred from capital budgets in 2017-18, on top of £1.2bn this year Further raids of £500m and £250m could be made in 2018-19 and 2019-20 respectively DH has been heavily criticised for repeatedly using capital funds to achieve financial balance More than £3bn ...

  • Richmond House

    Exclusive: Trusts could be refused bailouts to pay suppliers


    Dozens of providers have become reliant on “working capital” loans to ensure staff and invoices are paid Email seen by HSJ outlines further controls on these payments NHS trusts will not be guaranteed bailout support even when suppliers have put an account “on stop” The Department of Health ...

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    Exclusive: New DH company to help sell NHS property


    The Department of Health is to create a new property company to replace the two that currently exist, in response to a recommendation in the forthcoming report by Sir Robert Naylor on the NHS estate.

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    CCGs could be 'forced into wrong decisions' by spending deadline


    Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG says award of funding is “over shadowed” by challenging timeframe According to the CCG, the 2016-17 allocation of the ETTF must be spent before the end of this financial year. Some CCGs are unable to fund increased rental costs of premises developments, says BMA official ...

  • News

    Exclusive: Tighter bailout controls to deal with NHS 'cashflow crisis' revealed


    Requests for short-term revenue support will be subject to “increased challenge and scrutiny” Trusts’ reliance on bailout support has grown in recent years as expenditure has increased faster than income Providers seeking support will need to detail if “suppliers are threatening to put trust’s account on stop” NHS ...

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    HSJ Local

    Trusts form new 'group model' to cut costs


    Three mental health trusts to form partnership to improve care pathways and make back office savings South London London and Maudsley, Oxleas, and South West London and St George’s Mental Health trusts are already working together Three trust chief executives have said their new partnership will not create ...

  • surgery

    Survey: Doctors worried over ability to provide safe care


    Royal college survey reveals concerns over workforce gaps, equipment shortages and poor management Royal College of Anaesthetists president says NHS is at a “tipping point” GMC also warns of a “state of unease” in medical profession after contract dispute Anaesthetists working in hospitals across the NHS have said ...

  • Cancer treatment

    NHS England to invest £130m in cancer treatment equipment


    The NHS is to invest £130m to upgrade or replace key equipment for treating cancer, and will announce new proposals to reorganise radiotherapy services across England this week.

  • Baby
    HSJ Local

    Trust suspends services at two maternity units


    Trust stops services at midwife led units in Ludlow and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Royal Shrewsbury Hospital running some services without hand washing, hot water and heating facilities Normal 0 ...

  • Tool kit

    Huge spike in 'high risk' maintenance problems at trusts


    NHS providers face costs of £775m to deal with high risk maintenance issues, compared to £458m in 2014-15 Providers’ investment in estates maintenance has reduced every year since 2013 as capital budgets have been increasingly squeezed Increasing backlog raises risk of fires and power outages The backlog of ...

  • Bootham park hospital
    HSJ Local

    Shortlist for new hospital site revealed


    CCG announces three possible sites for new mental health hospital in York Possible locations include Bootham Park, Clifton Park and Haxby Road Shortlist announced as trust opens temporary ward for adult mental health patients Three sites have been shortlisted to be the location for a new mental health ...

  • Computer data

    Primary care fund could be reduced by £300m, say commissioners


    CCG board papers say estates and technology transformation fund will be reduced to around £400m NHS England says CCG’s figures are inaccurate Bids for premises funding required to go through STP process Source warns the fund could be reduced to “balance the books” Commissioners have raised concerns that ...

  • Hinchingbrooke Hospital
    HSJ Local

    Exclusive: Hinchingbrooke names private partner for £150m building project


    Plan says “strategic estates partnership” could secure £5m of recurrent income by letting property and managing land use Trust is seeking approval from Treasury and NHS Improvement Strategic estates partnerships are being closely watched by ministers as means for delivering NHS capital project A district general hospital has ...