NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.
A trust in financial special measures is to seek up to £15m of working capital support from the Department of Health after its planned deficit quadrupled.
Miles Scott, the former chief executive of St George’s University Hospitals Foundation Trust, has been appointed to run Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust.
Kent and Medway is hoping to become the first area to offer patients thrombectomy outside a neuroscience centre as part of a wider shake-up of stroke services, HSJ has learned.
An NHS trust is exploring whether to pay nursing staff a “finder’s fee” for recommending other nurses to come and work at the provider.
A hospital trust in the south of England may hire a mobile morgue and use local funeral directors’ facilities as part of its preparations for winter.
The longstanding chief executive of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust is stepping down to run the Kent and Medway sustainability and transformation partnership full time.
Commissioners in Kent plan to save more than £7m by reducing unwarranted variation in care over two years.
The most financially troubled NHS trusts in England are being charged interest rates of 6 per cent on bailout loans from the Department of Health, which experts have likened to “kicking someone when they’re down”.
Hospital trusts with some of the largest back-loaded savings plans have insisted they can still meet their financial targets.
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An NHS trust in financial special measures is now planning to deliver £37m of financial improvements by the end of the financial year.
Regulators have published proposed new ratings for every NHS trust that reflect the seriousness of the problems they face.
Regulators have drawn up a list of more NHS providers to be considered for “financial special measures”.
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STRUCTURE: Stroke, vascular and emergency medicine services in Kent and Medway are likely to see major reconfiguration, one of the area’s leading chief executives has told HSJ.
Seventeen trusts that have not agreed control totals with NHS Improvement are predicting a combined deficit of more than £400m for 2016-17.
NHS Improvement and NHS England have launched a new financial special measures regime for trusts and clinical commissioning groups which are not meeting their performance commitments.
COMMERCIAL: Two clinical commissioning groups are going to court to overturn a contract suspension obtained by a local trust.