NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.
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.
More than a quarter of hospital trusts are now routinely delaying payments to their suppliers because of cash flow problems, analysis by HSJ reveals.
The amount spent on redundancy payments by foundation trusts has fallen significantly over the past three financial years, HSJ analysis reveals.
Five trusts have been identified as offering a poor overall experience to patients in their accident and emergency departments, based on a new Care Quality Commission patient survey.
Several acute trusts have fallen significantly short of their three month financial target, while dozens more are relying on heavily backloaded savings plans to deliver their year end plans.
A London hospital and community trust has today announced the appointment of new chief executive.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission
Hospital trusts with some of the largest back-loaded savings plans have insisted they can still meet their financial targets.
Consolidating specialist hospital services on to two sites and creating a string of multispecialty community providers are key elements of the latest sustainability and transformation plan to be published.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
The winner in this category has established what they believe to be a UK first: a rapid access, community-based, self referral service for patients with advanced Parkinson’s Disease that addresses both physical and mental well-being.
A leading heart consultant has warned that some specialist services could be “destabilised” by plans for national procurement of high cost devices.
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.
NHS trusts are being asked to drive down workforce costs against a backdrop of staff shortages and budgetary pressures
The Department of Health obliged some of the most seriously troubled hospitals in the NHS to receive their bailouts in the form of ‘loans’ last year, DH figures show.
WORKFORCE: South Tees Hospitals Foundation Trust chief executive Tricia Hart is to retire.
In the face of rising pressures, we explore solutions including training rotations and a cap on agency staffing