NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
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.
A partnership of mental health trusts is investing £3m a year into community provision as part of a pilot scheme to improve children and young people’s services.
Sales of land or physical assets by NHS trusts generated cash receipts of £220m in 2016-17.
A pioneering new assessment suite for people suffering a mental health crisis missed its target for reducing hospital admissions during the winter.
Technical accounting measures and “a material number of land sales” have helped NHS trusts improve their forecast deficit for this year.
More than 20 trusts have been chosen to be part of a new NHS efficiency review led by Lord Carter.
Three trust chief executives have said their new partnership will not create expensive “governance castles” but will focus on making back office efficiencies and improving care pathways.
A south London local authority has become the third council to release its full sustainability and transformation plan, and has criticised NHS England’s directive that the plans should not immediately be published.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Ministers agreed nearly £300,000 in pay rises for the chairs of NHS trusts over the past year, HSJ can reveal.
CAPITAL PROJECTS: The sale of nearly 100 acres of NHS land to build more than 800 homes will fund the construction of two new mental health hospitals in south London, under plans which took a step forward today.
STRUCTURE: Trust leaders have set out how secure adult mental health services will be transformed across South London to focus on rehabilitation, community care and helping patients into housing and employment.
PATIENT SAFETY: Three patient deaths following serious incidents are being investigated at a south London trust.
CAPITAL PROJECTS: South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust has fired the starting gun on the construction of two mental health hospitals.
Analysis of the best and worst performers in the London region on key measures in the NHS staff survey 2015.
Proposals to redesign London’s £93bn public services through wide ranging devolution from central government have been agreed by borough leaders and the city’s mayor.
Best Places to Work 2015 – Mental Health Trusts