Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan

NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 14 trusts start contingency plans after Carillion collapse

Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Exclusive: One in four hospital trusts routinely pay suppliers late

More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.


Immigration salary rules could force physios to leave UK

Physiotherapists from overseas working in the NHS could be forced to leave the UK under tougher immigration rules, HSJ has been told.

The Christie

Revealed: New oversight ratings for every NHS trust

Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.

Great Western Hospital

Second South West social enterprise to close next month

A second social enterprise in the South West is to be wound down after it lost its main contract to an NHS trust.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: The class of 2011

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: A trio of inspection reports

Weekly updates and essential insight into the NHS in the South West, by Will Hazell

Child in A&E

Thirty worst A&E trusts called to London summit

The 30 worst performers on the accident and emergency four hour standard were summoned to London by regulators this week.

Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Monitor to probe A&E with patients 'queuing in corridors'

PERFORMANCE: Monitor has launched an investigation into Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust’s accident and emergency performance.


Revealed: Trusts' estimated savings potential

By using publicly available data, HSJ has been able to closely match the methodology used by Lord Carter to produce trusts’ headline “savings opportunity” figures. Here we list the least and most efficient trusts according to the headline measure, as well as data for all trusts.

Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Virgin wins South West children’s health contract

COMMERCIAL: Virgin Care has won a £64m contract to be the single provider of community child health services in Wiltshire.

Hexham general hospital

Trusts seek more cash support and buyouts for PFIs

Several hospital trusts have told HSJ they are seeking additional support to cover the costs of their private finance initiative deals or intend to buy out the schemes.


CCG's ‘dire’ finances could trigger NHS England ‘turnaround’

A clinical commissioning group in the South West has warned it could be put in “turnaround” by NHS England if its “dire” financial situation is not rapidly improved.


Exclusive: Emergency savings drive and stretch targets fail to reduce provider deficit

The financial ‘stretch targets’ and emergency measures imposed by NHS regulators will fail to make significant inroads into the total provider sector deficit, analysis by HSJ reveals.

training, data, computor, hospital staff

FT finance: Winners and losers of education and training income

We reveal the biggest winners and losers of education and training income since 2012-13.

Great Western Hospital

South West FT breaches licence over finances

FINANCE: Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust has breached its provider licence following an investigation by Monitor.

Woman looking out window

Mental health team reduces waiting list by two-thirds

MENTAL HEALTH: A team based in Swindon has reduced the number of patients waiting for an assessment of their mental health needs by two-thirds in just two months.

Great Western Hospital

Tribunal to hear Great Western staff racial discrimination claims

WORKFORCE: Hospitality staff at Great Western Hospital in Swindon will be able to pursue claims of racial discrimination and harassment following a ruling by an employment tribunal.