An NHS trust badly affected by Carillion’s liquidation can “do no more” to get construction work restarted on its already delayed new £350m hospital, its chief executive has admitted.
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West Midlands mayor Andy Street has urged ministers for “swift intervention” to help get a stalled hospital project back on track following Carillion’s collapse.
Serco is poised to take over facilities management services at a mental health trust after previous provider Carillion was liquidated.
The chief executive of an acute trust is growing increasingly concerned about the length of time it is taking to resume building on a “key” new PF2 hospital, following the demise of Carillion.
The sustainability and transformation partnership leader for the Black Country and west Birmingham is stepping down.
Construction on a long awaited PF2 hospital held up by the collapse of Carillion could resume next month, HSJ has been told.
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.
Less than half of areas have so far fully agreed to NHS Improvement’s plans to set up a regional pathology network, HSJ analysis has revealed.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
Four trusts pursing a major pathology services merger in the West Midlands may reduce the number of staff working across them by more than a third, HSJ has learned.
Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.
Two West Midlands trusts have been accused by councillors of “playground politics” in their ongoing failure to agree on the delivery of cancer services.
A leading large scale primary care provider, which also runs a national vanguard site, has agreed to formally partner with its local acute trust.
The chief executive of a trust building a new £350m hospital is “cautiously optimistic” that a new builder can be found soon to complete the construction after the liquidation of Carillion.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
A major alliance of acute providers in the West Midlands is being expanded to include a fourth trust, HSJ has learned.
NHS England has released details of three arbitration cases between commissioners and trusts, which were arguing over millions in funding.
A major teaching trust is pulling its oncology consultants out of two neighbouring hospitals because of longstanding concerns about their “operational standards” – meaning the service will close this month.