Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Oxford trust overspends on PCT contract

FINANCE: Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust over-performed by £10.9m – or 7.5 per cent – against its contract with Oxfordshire Primary Care Trust in the first six months of 2011-12.

Trusts merge to form Oxford University Hospitals

STRUCTURE: Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust has merged with Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre to form Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

SHA identifies concerns over finance and performance in Oxfordshire and Bucks

PERFORMANCE: The Buckinghamshire health system has been given an amber “performance under review” rating by the South Central strategic health authority.

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CCP puts patient benefit over patient choice in acute merger

The Co-operation and Competition Panel has advised, for the first time, that a merger between two rival providers can go ahead, because the potential benefits outweighed the reduction in patient choice.

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First large hospital merger approved by CCP

A plan to shake up hospital care in Hampshire has become the first merger of large acute trusts to pass a key test designed to enshrine competition in the NHS.

Delay to Oxford Radcliffe merger with Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital

STRUCTURE: The proposed merger of Oxford Radcliffe Hospital and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre has been delayed until the autumn.

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Acute trusts' FT plans slip back a year

More than a quarter of the acute trusts still bidding for foundation status have seen their application date slip by over a year.

Oxford Radcliffe and Nuffield merger under scrutiny

STRUCTURE: The Co-operation and Competition Panel (CCP) has started work on assessing the proposed integration of Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

Trusts merger will create 'powerful and global brand'

STRUCTURE: Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre plan to use their proposed merger to create a “powerful, globally recognised brand”.

Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals look to become global brand through merger

COMMERCIAL: The boards of Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre plan to use the merger to create a powerful, globally recognised brand.

NHS Oxfordshire health system 'failing'

PERFORMANCE: The health system in the NHS Oxfordshire area has been judged as failing by South Central SHA.