Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


‘Low morale’ trust appoints new CEO


An acute trust in the South West has appointed a new CEO who joins from a neighbouring provider.

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Around 20 trusts ‘still without electric vehicle charging points’


Around 20 trusts have not yet installed any electric vehicle charging points on their sites, HSJ analysis shows.

Great Western Hospital

Trust gives up running GP practices


Two Swindon GP practices that were taken over by the local hospital trust three years ago are moving back into independent GP ownership.


Neonatal units face ‘redesignation’ under national shake-up


A major shake-up of neonatal care, aimed at reducing mortality and illness, could see dozens of units restricted to caring for less premature babies.

Royal United Hospitals

Trusts team up for weekend surgery drive to cut paediatric waiting times


Three acute trusts have teamed up to carry out surgical procedures on hundreds of children over several weekends as part of plans to tackle waiting lists in the region.

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Revealed: The seven trusts getting £6m each for tech improvements


Seven trusts will receive £6m each over the next three years in the second phase of Matt Hancock’s plan to improve IT infrastructure in the health service.

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Several of NHS’ biggest trusts set to miss financial plans


Several of the largest trusts in England appear unlikely to hit their financial “control totals”, after signalling they will need to review their year-end forecasts.

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Named: The trusts receiving new cash for scanners


The trusts in line to receive £200m for upgrading cancer screening equipment from the government have been announced.

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Long-serving chief executive to retire


The chief executive officer of Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust is to retire.

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U-turn on plans to strip trust of cancer scanning service


Specialist cancer scans will continue to be provided by a major teaching trust after NHS England backtracked on a decision to award the work solely to a private provider.

Nerissa Vaughan

Long-serving CEO steps down after ill health


A chief executive who has led her trust for eight years has stepped down from her position to recover from a period of ill health.

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NHS warned of 'crippling' PFI charges over the next decade


The NHS has been warned of “crippling” finance charges from its PFI contracts over the next decade, when aggregate repayments on the deals will reach their peak.

Revealed: The slowest invoice payers in the NHS


A third of acute trusts routinely break the law by paying their suppliers late, HSJ can reveal.


Three hospital trusts to form alliance


Three acute trusts in the South West have agreed to form a hospital alliance focusing on identifying gaps in workforce and capital across the region.

Midland metropolitan hospital

Decision over Carillion Hospital 'in autumn' as costs soar


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.


Trusts yet to agree permanent deals for former Carillion services


Permanent deals are yet to be agreed by NHS trusts whose facilities management services were hit by the collapse of Carillion, HSJ can reveal.

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In full: Pathology network proposals


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.


Serco set to take over Carillion NHS contracts


Facilities management services at five NHS hospital trusts could be taken over by Serco in a £29m deal, following the collapse of Carillion.

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 58 trusts admit they will miss financial plan


NHS Improvement has accepted formal revisions to the financial forecasts of almost 60 NHS trusts, according to data published today.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Revealed: 14 trusts start contingency plans after Carillion collapse


Contingency plans are in operation across 14 NHS trusts after the collapse of construction and facilities management company Carillion.