Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.
Several of the largest trusts in England appear unlikely to hit their financial “control totals”, after signalling they will need to review their year-end forecasts.
The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.
The chief executive officer of Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust is to retire.
Specialist cancer scans will continue to be provided by a major teaching trust after NHS England backtracked on a decision to award the work solely to a private provider.
A chief executive who has led her trust for eight years has stepped down from her position to recover from a period of ill health.
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.
A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.
Three acute trusts in the South West have agreed to form a hospital alliance focusing on identifying gaps in workforce and capital across the region.
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.
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.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
Physiotherapists from overseas working in the NHS could be forced to leave the UK under tougher immigration rules, HSJ has been told.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
A second social enterprise in the South West is to be wound down after it lost its main contract to an NHS trust.