The national regulator has today told NHS trusts to “pause” any ongoing plans to set up subsidiary companies and wait for new guidance to be issued.
NHS Improvement and the Treasury have discussed proposals for “transaction funding” to support a new wave of takeovers of underperforming trusts by other organisations, HSJ can reveal.
Designing a future proof mental health hospital room
A gynaecologist who was unfit to work defrauded the NHS out of tens of thousands of pounds, a jury has heard.
WORKFORCE: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust has appointed Christopher Long as its chief executive.
STRUCTURE: York Hospitals trust has invested in a new high observation bay for Scarborough Hospital.
The health economy in North Yorkshire could be up to £156m in deficit by 2016-17 unless action is taken, a report has warned.
Strategic health authorities and primary care trusts are predicting a fall in their combined surplus of 25 per cent this financial year.
PERFORMANCE: Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care Trust, ahead of its acquisition by York Hospitals Foundation Trust, was missing the 4 hour accident and emergency access target.
Last week was a big one for hospital news in the national papers, with a trust finding itself declared “bankrupt” for the first time.
York Hospitals Foundation Trust officially acquired the Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare Trust on Sunday.
HSJ Local Briefing is our new in-depth analysis of key issues facing some of the major NHS health economies. This week we look at what the enormous black hole in North Yorkshire and York’s finances will mean for the region’s services and commissioners.
FINANCE: England’s largest primary care trust will pass on a multi-million pound deficit to the GP-led commissioning groups which will take over in the area next year, it has announced.
PERFORMANCE: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care NHS Trust remain outliers on hospital-level mortality indicators, according to an SHA cluster report.
Prime Minister David Cameron today announced details of £330m of funding allocated for NHS capital projects.
The Co-operation and Competition Panel has approved two hospital mergers, called another in for further scrutiny and opened a file on a fourth.
Waiting times have risen and financial performance has declined at NHS hospitals following mergers, a study has found.
STRUCTURE: Decisions on the dissolution of Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care Trust will be taken in public, the chief executive has said.
COMMERCIAL: The Cooperation and Competition panel has announced an investigation of the proposed merger between Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare Trust and York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust.