NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
Elective RTT waiting times shot up by over a week in December, in the fastest monthly increase since 2010, notes Rob Findlay
Yet another large trust stopped reporting its referral to treatment data, which clouded the picture for the latest November figures and raised non-reported waiting lists to a new record.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
A nursing director has warned his trust that more wards may have to close due to a shortage of registered nurses.
Nine acute trusts are collaborating on a pharmaceutical network that could achieve efficiency savings estimated at more than £17m.
The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
A provider in both financial and quality special measures has been given a “buddy” trust by NHS Improvement to improve its position.
A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.
Trusts are facing increasing cash flow pressures after NHS England instructed local commissioners to stop making advance payments on block contracts, HSJ can reveal.
A chief executive due to retire from a London acute trust next month has been asked to lead a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
Commissioners say a delay in a decision by the health secretary is affecting patient safety after admissions were halted at a community hospital.
The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
An MP has called for a debate on “the revolving door of failed NHS managers” after claiming a former trust chief had set up a consultancy firm “offering his services to the NHS”.
York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust is considering setting up a limited liability company to manage its estate and facilities services to help save money.
Alan Johnson, the former Labour health secretary, has turned down national NHS roles to chair a local estates company, HSJ can reveal.
An acute trust is to apply to the Department of Health to change its name, which will draw a line under its controversial recent history.
NHS England’s medical director is considering new safety measures for acute trusts after a patient died from drinking alcohol rub.