Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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NHS warned of 'crippling' PFI charges over the next decade

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.

Money

Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

Bath

Three hospital trusts to form alliance

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.

Midland metropolitan hospital

Decision over Carillion Hospital 'in autumn' as costs soar

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.

Cleaning

Trusts yet to agree permanent deals for former Carillion services

Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

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.

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Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts

Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

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.

Physiotherapy

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.

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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.