A government pledge to provide funds for completion of a new acute hospital hit by Carillion’s collapse has been welcomed by the chief executive of the affected trust.
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.
A non-executive director for a West Midlands trust has been appointed as chair of his area’s sustainability and transformation partnership.
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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.
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.
Twenty NHS providers accounted for almost £600m of deterioration against the trust sector’s financial plans in 2017-18.
An NHS trust badly affected by Carillion’s liquidation can “do no more” to get construction work restarted on its already delayed new £350m hospital, its chief executive has admitted.
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West Midlands mayor Andy Street has urged ministers for “swift intervention” to help get a stalled hospital project back on track following Carillion’s collapse.
Serco is poised to take over facilities management services at a mental health trust after previous provider Carillion was liquidated.
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.
The sustainability and transformation partnership leader for the Black Country and west Birmingham is stepping down.
Construction on a long awaited PF2 hospital held up by the collapse of Carillion could resume next month, HSJ has been told.
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.
Less than half of areas have so far fully agreed to NHS Improvement’s plans to set up a regional pathology network, HSJ analysis has revealed.
Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.
Four trusts pursing a major pathology services merger in the West Midlands may reduce the number of staff working across them by more than a third, HSJ has learned.
Thirteen trusts are providing women with a poorer care experience than expected in more than one core area of maternity services, according to the latest data from the Care Quality Commission.