NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
The year-end financial forecasts of around 40 NHS trusts have worsened by £364m over the last three months, analysis by HSJ reveals.
The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.
Hospitals saw a record spike in trolley waits last month as major emergency departments recorded their worst performance since records began, according to NHS England data published today.
Critical care services are set to be moved from the Isle of Wight under new plans drawn up by the health leaders on the island.
The chief executive of a severely challenged acute trust has warned staff “difficult choices” lie ahead after its financial forecast for the year was changed from a £10m surplus to a £37m deficit.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
Seven NHS trusts believe they will not technically break even for five years or more, with two requiring until 2026, HSJ analysis reveals.
Two patients died and a third suffered “significant harm” after x-rays went unreported by radiologists resulting in missed opportunities to diagnose lung cancer.
The Care Quality Commission has launched a national review of radiology capacity after it found “significant backlogs of radiology reporting in some trusts.”
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.
An acute trust is preparing for winter by reducing elective inpatient orthopaedic work for up to six months despite knowing its finances will “take a hit”, its chief executive has said.
An inquest will be held after a hospital discharged a patient despite staff knowing he had a 17cm object inside him, which turned out to be a pencil that later killed him.
A challenged acute trust has appointed a new chair after Sir Ian Carruthers left this summer.
A struggling trust tasked with making savings worth nearly 7 per cent of its income is set to submit a revised finance plan after “significant slippage” in its efficiency schemes.
There are 21 trusts whose performance against the four hour emergency target has been consistently below 85 per cent since April, HSJ analysis reveals.
Portsmouth Hospitals Trust will start using a new acute medical model next month in a bid to improve emergency waiting times at the beleaguered provider.
Inspectors have highlighted a string of failings at Portsmouth Hospitals Trust, including two patients who should have been placed on specialist wards dying after staff failed to recognise their needs.
An acute hospital trust has launched a review of its patient records after external advisers warned thousands of people may have been put at risk of clinical harm due to missed follow-up appointments.