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NHSI tells trusts to 'pause' subsidiary plans

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.

Treasury

NHS Improvement seeks Treasury cash for wave of trust takeovers

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.

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Mental health supplement: ‘The rooms are part of the therapy’

Designing a future proof mental health hospital room

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Gynaecologist denies defrauding NHS

A gynaecologist who was unfit to work defrauded the NHS out of tens of thousands of pounds, a jury has heard.

Chris Long

Hull and East Yorkshire appoints chief executive

WORKFORCE: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust has appointed Christopher Long as its chief executive.

New observation unit at Scarborough

STRUCTURE: York Hospitals trust has invested in a new high observation bay for Scarborough Hospital.

North Yorks warned deficit could reach £156m by 2017

The health economy in North Yorkshire could be up to £156m in deficit by 2016-17 unless action is taken, a report has warned.

David Flory

NHS predicts 25pc lower surplus for 2012-13

Strategic health authorities and primary care trusts are predicting a fall in their combined surplus of 25 per cent this financial year.

Scarborough trust underperforming on A&E ahead of merger

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.

Ben Clover

Media Watch: Lansley's failure regime process

Last week was a big one for hospital news in the national papers, with a trust finding itself declared “bankrupt” for the first time.

Yorkshire trusts finalise merger

York Hospitals Foundation Trust officially acquired the Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare Trust on Sunday.

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Analysed: financial problems in North Yorkshire and York

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.

GP-led commissioners to inherit PCT's £19m deficit

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.

Yorks & Humber trusts remain outliers on mortality

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.

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PM reveals details of £330m NHS capital funding

Prime Minister David Cameron today announced details of £330m of funding allocated for NHS capital projects.

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Competition panel approves two hospital mergers and will look at two more

The Co-operation and Competition Panel has approved two hospital mergers, called another in for further scrutiny and opened a file on a fourth.

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Hospital mergers have little benefit, study suggests

Waiting times have risen and financial performance has declined at NHS hospitals following mergers, a study has found.

Scarborough merger decisions 'will be taken in public'

STRUCTURE: Decisions on the dissolution of Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Health Care Trust will be taken in public, the chief executive has said.

CCP examines York and Scarborough merger

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.

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Lansley identifies 20 'unsustainable' trusts

The government has identified 20 trusts whose “clinical and financial stability is at risk” because of “cash-flow shortages” and legacy debt.