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.
Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe outlines how NHS trusts use wholly owned subsidiaries to gain tax exemptions at the cost of employees who are left in the lurch
NHS trusts looking to create wholly owned subsidiary companies to secure VAT savings risk facing action by union members with strike action already planned at one trust.
A large teaching hospital trust in the East Midlands has dropped plans to set up a subsidiary company after being told by NHS Improvement that the new health and social care secretary Matt Hancock would be unlikely to approve it.
North West Anglia Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of Stephen Graves.
A major hospital trust is to relocate its children’s heart services to ensure it meets new standards set by NHS England.
University Hospitals of Leicester Trust plans to outsource 4 per cent of its elective care workload to ensure it has capacity for emergency demand.
Research by HSJ and Unison has found an absolute increase of 9.7 per cent in violent attacks on NHS hospital staff
Ministers are planning to significantly water down a planned new service designed to stop a repeat of the serial killer GP Harold Shipman, HSJ can reveal.
A consortium of NHS trusts is withholding money from GE Healthcare because a multimillion pound imaging system is still not working properly.
More than 500 cancer operations were cancelled by hospital trusts in England due to winter pressures, HSJ can reveal.
University Hospitals Leicester Trust is to create a wholly owned subsidiary to run its facilities management services as the board has been told current arrangements are “not sustainable”.
The Care Quality Commission has issued University Hospitals of Leicester Trust with a warning notice after inspectors found the administration of insulin to patients required “significant improvement”.
University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has admitted a “significant number” of cancer operations were cancelled in early January due to winter pressure.
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.
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.
The majority of NHS hospital trusts have failed to hit the three key efficiency targets set out in the Carter review on time, HSJ research has found.
Three hospital trusts will no longer lose their congenital heart disease surgery despite the services facing the threat of closure for over a year, NHS England announced on Thursday.
NHS trusts must reduce their combined monthly deficit to £107m to meet the official forecast figures in the second half of 2017-18, after recording a monthly deficit of almost £300m in the first half of the year.