A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
An NHS pathology contract worth more than £2bn has been put on the market with the aim of linking eight trusts’ laboratory services.
The chair of a financially challenged trust is to step down after less than three years.
A specialist trust has seen its waiting list rise by a third – and uncovered an additional 115 52 week waiters – after a review revealed its reported figures were incomplete.
An acute trust paid an interim manager more than £300,000 for six months work – despite a national crackdown on excessive pay rates, HSJ can reveal.
A Sussex trust is reviewing thousands of X-rays taken over the last six years which were not examined by radiologists at the time.
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Two acute trusts are yet to agree to join pathology networks proposed 10 months ago by NHS Improvement under plans to save £200m by 2021.
A steep increase in emergency bailouts means NHS trusts’ total borrowing from the Department of Health and Social Care has overtaken their PFI liabilities.
An off-payroll turnaround director has been appointed to one of the most financially challenged health economies, as two of its clinical commissioning groups were placed under legal directions by NHS England.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will not achieve national coverage of maternity incidents until March next year, it has told HSJ.
A hospital trust has been lifted out of quality special measures after a Care Quality Commission inspection saw it come close to a “good” rating.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
Two clinical commissioning groups could cut spending on non-acute community services by five per cent to tackle concerns over budget deficits.
Two hospitals have more reported deaths than expected for trauma patients in the last four years, new data reveals.
An acute trust board is being asked to spend more than £1.5m on extra nursing staff for its emergency departments to try to improve four hour performance and ensure patients get safe care.
HSJ approached the 29 pathology networks proposed by NHS Improvement to ask if local trusts had signed up. In most cases the proposed “hub” trust was able to answer on behalf of its network.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
The year-end financial forecasts of around 40 NHS trusts have worsened by £364m over the last three months, analysis by HSJ reveals.