Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust

Alan burns

New chair of special measures trusts 'likes a challenge'

Kettering General Hospital Trust is to share a chair with the Princess Alexandra Trust despite the pair not being in the same geographical or organisational patch.

Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle

Exclusive: Trust bailouts rise to £2.7bn as more rely on loans

NHS trusts were forced to draw down £2.7bn of emergency cash bailouts from the government last year – with two-thirds of hospital providers now relying on government loans to maintain payments to staff and suppliers.

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Major hospital estates project reviewed over 'value for money' concerns

Hinchingbrooke Hospital’s ambitious £150m “health campus” plans have been put under review.

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Special measures trust appoints successor to Phil Morley

Troubled Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust has appointed a successor to its controversial outgoing chief executive Phil Morley.

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City investor bids to buy Circle in £74m deal

A City investment firm is set to buy Circle, one of the NHS’s most high profile private providers, in a deal the company said values it at around £74m.

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Analysis: Over 100 trusts report rise in E coli infections in a year

Almost 70 per cent of NHS trusts have seen a rise in E coli infections in the 12 months up to to January 2017, raising questions over their ability to meet the government’s target to cut rates by 50 per cent in three years.

Cambridge

CCG rows back on service closures following local backlash

Three Cambridgeshire minor injuries units threatened with closure could be reprieved and even expanded, following public outcry about the potential service downgrades.

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

NHS finances: The best and worst performing trusts in quarter three

HSJ analysis shows which trusts are performing best, and worst, against their financial plans in 2016-17.

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

Analysis: A&E performance sinks to record low

Accident and emergency performance for December in England has sunk to its lowest level since the data started being collected more than a decade ago.

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.

Hinchingbrooke

Exclusive: Regulator's list reveals trusts slated for takeover or franchise

Several NHS trusts which were slated by officials for takeover or management franchise are revealed in a list obtained by HSJ, which regulators sought to keep secret for 18 months.

Will hazell expert briefing

Deep South: What's good for the goose...

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

Cambridge

Exclusive: Private firm quits high profile £120m NHS development

A private healthcare firm has pulled out of a high profile partnership with the NHS, which is due to develop a £120m multi-purpose complex, HSJ can reveal.

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Exclusive: Hinchingbrooke names private partner for £150m building project

A district general hospital has selected a preferred private sector partner for an ambitious project to develop a “health campus”, build up to 385 houses and deliver £5m of recurrent income, HSJ has learned.

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Exclusive: Trust bailouts reach almost £2bn

More than half of acute trusts received some form of cash bailout in 2015-16 as total “revenue support” from the Department of Health reached almost £2bn.

Hinchingbrooke Hospital

Hinchingbrooke chair: Ditching Circle management structure key to turnaround

INTERVIEW: Replacing the management structure put in by the private firm which ran Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust for three years was a key driver for turning around its performance, the trust’s chair has told HSJ.

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Former franchise trust to exit special measures

PERFORMANCE: The district general hospital run for three years by a private company is to exit special measures after being rated good by the CQC, just over a year after it was handed back to full NHS control.

Peterborough City Hospital

Merger trust predicts it needs £650m bailout

FINANCE: Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust estimates it needs £650m of central financial support over the next 26 years to finance its £1.8bn private finance initiative deal.

Peterborough City Hospital

Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough to draw up 2017 merger plan

STRUCTURE: Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust and Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust have confirmed they will develop a full business case recommending the two trusts merge by next April.