The employment contracts of thousands of non-clinical NHS staff could be transferred to subsidiary companies under plans being drawn up by 16 hospital trusts.
HSJ has identified 19 providers that have already established a subsidiary company to manage their estate, plus 16 that have told staff they are considering the move.
The spread of specialised services across English hospital trusts has remained relatively unchanged over the last four years, despite a consensus that greater consolidation is needed in some areas.
The redevelopment of a community hospital has been delayed because NHS Property Services has not agreed its capital budgets for next financial year.
A cash-strapped teaching hospital trust has announced it will stop providing outpatient services at a community hospital because they are not financially viable.
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.
A “landmark legal case” is set to be launched which could dramatically reduce the business rates paid by NHS trusts, according to a trust’s board papers.
A teaching trust ‘on the verge’ of financial special measures is applying for distress funding after predicting it will run out of cash next month.
The chief executive of a London acute trust has agreed to head a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
A former regional adviser for the Care Quality Commission has been appointed executive medical director at a community and mental health trust.
Trusts are facing increasing cash flow pressures after NHS England instructed local commissioners to stop making advance payments on block contracts, HSJ can reveal.
A chief executive due to retire from a London acute trust next month has been asked to lead a troubled sustainability and transformation partnership.
Two foundation trusts and a consortium formed by the county council and local GPs are set to compete for an £80m community services contract, HSJ can reveal.
The chief officer of a CCG rated outstanding is stepping down as lead of a STP with the lowest rating.
A trust in special measures has appointed a former University College London Hospitals boss and private sector consultant as its new chief executive.
A regional vascular centre has revealed patients were put in danger when its aging imaging equipment failed mid-procedure.
York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust is considering setting up a limited liability company to manage its estate and facilities services to help save money.
Two Healthwatch groups are urging regulators to put patients before finances after cash-strapped organisations were instructed to “think the unthinkable” to remain within restricted budgets.
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