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.
Fifteen NHS trusts have transferred their clinical waste management contracts to another provider, after it emerged a key supplier to the NHS was stockpiling human body parts and other dangerous waste.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
An external investigation has dismissed claims that executive directors bullied the medical consultants at a troubled acute trust – and instead cited concerns that some of the consultant body were “covering up poor clinical practices”.
An NHS trust with severe financial challenges has appointed a former British Airways boss as its chief financial officer.
A financially troubled acute trust has requested around £100m of cash support to maintain its operations in 2018-19.
The medical director of a troubled acute trust who tried to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” by consultants has left the organisation on secondment, HSJ has learned.
A privately run emergency and urgent care centre at an Essex hospital has been put into special measures by the Care Quality Commission after it rated the service inadequate.
The financial meltdown at Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trusts has aroused huge interest and no little concern from HSJ readers, both in the capital and from senior figures across the country.
A review into financial governance failures at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust recommended its chief executive be removed. It also made multiple criticisms of the board.
It may be “unsustainable” for a trust’s medical director to remain in post after he sought to challenge “inappropriate behaviours” among its medical consultants, a review has found.
The chief executive of a troubled acute trust has stepped down amid continuing concerns over its financial performance.
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A leading acute trust met its financial control total for the second month of the year after a “technical fix” to its stock levels.
A hospital trust has lost its £26m arbitration challenge with its main commissioners, HSJ can reveal.
A hospital trust had 2,000 patients wait more than a year for elective treatment, HSJ can reveal.