Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Houses of Parliament

No more PFI deals, chancellor announces

The government plans to abolish the use of private finance initiative deals for future capital projects, and establish a “centre of best practice” to manage its existing deals.

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Go ahead for hospital as bailout agreed in Carillion fallout

Construction of a new acute hospital is set to resume almost a year after Carillion was liquidated, following a deal between the government, lenders, and local NHS chiefs.

Money

Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS

A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.

Construction

Trust set to terminate PFI deal for part-built hospital

The PFI contract for the partly-built new Royal Liverpool Hospital is set to be terminated after the Treasury confirmed it would provide funding support.

Midland metropolitan hospital

Trust asks government for £300m to complete Carillion hospital

NHS managers have asked the government to plough more than £300m into completing construction of a new hospital which ground to a halt after Carillion’s collapse.

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North by North West: Trusts drowning in debt

Essential insight into NHS matters in the North West of England, with a particular focus on the devolution project in Greater Manchester. Contact me in confidence here.

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Clinical Governance and Risk Management in Patient Safety

Winner Walsall Healthcare Trust: An integrated approach of changing cultures in clinical governance/patient safety

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HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2018: Information Technology

Winner eConsult: an online GP consultation system enabling safe and appropriate delivery of care

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Trust to restart construction of hospital in autumn as government ends PF2 contract

A trust hopes to restart construction work on its new hospital in October after the government terminated the private finance contract which funded the project.

Midland metropolitan hospital

Decision over Carillion Hospital 'in autumn' as costs soar

A government decision on the future of a privately financed major acute hospital that was hit by Carillion’s collapse is not expected until autumn.

Money

Financial performance: Best and worst of 2017-18

Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.

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Trust sector reports 'window dressing' deficit of almost £1bn

NHS trusts ended last year with a combined deficit of £960m, according to accounting data published by regulators.

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Waiting times blow out to 22 weeks as elective admissions falter

Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit. By Rob Findlay

Cleaning

Trusts yet to agree permanent deals for former Carillion services

Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.

Cleaning

Serco closes in on NHS contract after Carillion collapse

Serco is poised to take over facilities management services at a mental health trust after previous provider Carillion was liquidated.

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Long waits soar as hospitals struggle to admit

Over one year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.

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Chief 'increasingly concerned' over hospital build hit by Carillion collapse

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.

Midland metropolitan hospital

Carillion collapse: Trusts close to securing builders for new hospitals

Construction on a long awaited PF2 hospital held up by the collapse of Carillion could resume next month, HSJ has been told.

Workforce

Highest and lowest trusts in each area for staff witnessing care mistakes

A breakdown by area of acute trusts by the share of staff saying they had witnessed potentially harmful errors, near misses or incidents in the last month, in the 2017 NHS staff survey.

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In full: Pathology network proposals

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.