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  • shredded paper
    News

    Exclusive: Trust sector deficit worsens by £280m

    2017-02-15T22:00:00Z

    HSJ research suggests trusts’ finances have deteriorated by nearly £300m since quarter two The numbers suggest a year-end provider sector deficit around £970m NHS Improvement has been discussing revisions with a number of trusts and will report a lower official number next week Jim Mackey ...

  • Simon stevens at committee 18 october
    News

    Exclusive: Stevens warned over bed shortage risk after woman's death

    2017-02-15T07:00:00Z

    Coroner warned NHS England chief executive of risks, following death of woman who could not get intensive care bed Mary Muldowney died after three hospitals refused to accept her due to a lack of beds Coroner said action was needed to prevent future deaths NHS ...

  • Richard Parker
    HSJ Local

    New chief executive revealed for financially troubled trust

    2017-02-13T16:47:00Z

    Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has promoted its nursing director to chief executive.

  • Lord Carter2
    News

    Stop using expensive management consultants, NHS told

    2017-02-10T15:31:00Z

    Lord Carter questions the NHS’s £640m spending on management consultancies Likened policymakers to a “dog watching television” Warns the Treasury will not provide extra funding without evidence of performance Lord Carter has questioned why the NHS spent £640m on external management consultancies, describing the use ...

  • deficit_finance_2
    News

    CCGs' deficit forecast rockets by £180m

    2017-02-09T12:28:00Z

    CCGs now forecast a year-end deficit of £370m, compared to £190m forecast at the mid-year point NHS England said the challenge of delivering higher levels of savings “is increasingly crystallising in individual CCG forecasts” Spending within primary care and public health budgets forecast to be £70m less ...

  • Lawrence dunhill expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    Following the Money: Bad news warning

    2017-02-07T12:00:00Z

    HSJ’s weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black

  • Peter Homa
    News

    Peter Homa: I would have stayed to lead merged trust

    2017-02-07T07:00:00Z

    Nottingham University Hospitals Trust chief says heroic leaders are “redundant” Peter Homa said the share of GDP funding for the NHS needed to rise He urged new leaders to be transparent and to ask for help when needed Peter Homa would have stayed on as ...

  • capture
    News

    Mapped: Where in the NHS owes the DH the most money

    2017-02-02T07:00:00Z

    Thirty-nine out of the 44 STP areas include providers that drew down revenue bailouts from the DH last year, which will have to be repaid Proportionally, West, North and East Cumbria STP footprint had the largest “outstanding balance” at the end of 2015-16 Five STP areas will ...

  • Calculator
    News

    Exclusive: Trusts' capital spending plans unaffordable by £1bn

    2017-01-24T17:01:00Z

    NHS Improvement says trusts’ capital spending expectations are £1bn more than the resources available Trusts asked to defer non-urgent spending to 2017-18 Concerns over some organisations, whose chief executive and chair have been asked to review their forecasts NHS trusts have been told their capital ...

  • Lawrence dunhill expert briefing
    Expert Briefing

    Following the Money: Shifting risk to commissioners, and no more sandwiches

    2017-01-24T09:00:00Z

    HSJ’s weekly email briefing on NHS finances, savings and efforts to get the health service back in the black

  • Bank balance
    News

    Trusts offered lower interest on bailouts to hit finance targets

    2017-01-24T07:00:00Z

    Lower interest rates on loans offered as incentive for trusts to deliver control total for the year, as DH seeks to stay within parliamentary spending limit Dozens of providers with financial deficits are reliant on “revolving” loans to ensure staff and invoices can be paid Loans carry ...

  • Nurse hospital doctor
    News

    Exclusive: Doctors' views used to expose failing services

    2017-01-19T07:00:00Z

    NHS Improvement looking at trusts in lowest quintile of GMC’s doctors in training survey Regulator also believes concerns expressed by HEE can identify “trusts teetering on the brink of lasting A E performance failure” See the most recent survey results NHS Improvement will use the ...

  • Jane Rendall
    Comment

    Could imaging be a goldmine for NHS artificial intelligence?

    2017-01-16T14:24:00Z

    NHS’s wealth of imaging data can be used to start teaching machines how to recognise parts of the human anatomy, and recognise abnormalities.

  • Barts Health NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Updated: Trust shuts down pathology service after ransomware attack

    2017-01-13T10:47:00Z

    Barts Health Trust message to staff reveals ransomware virus attack Thousands of files believed to have been affected, source says Second high profile attack on an NHS trust The largest NHS hospital trust in England has been infected with a ransomware virus causing it to ...

  • accident and emergency
    News

    Exclusive: Ministers 'in talks' over new funding to halt long term A&E crisis

    2017-01-09T07:00:00Z

    Royal College of Emergency Medicine in “early discussions” with Jeremy Hunt about long term A E plan News comes as May forced to reject Red Cross accusation that NHS is facing “humanitarian crisis” College says new model would save cash long term by slashing NHS’s £700m ED ...

  • Trolley
    HSJ Local

    230 patients wait over 12 hours in A&E amid beds dispute

    2017-01-06T14:09:00Z

    UHNM trust warns number of medically fit for discharge patients could hit 300 a day by March Managers have raised concerns that cuts to community beds have impacted the trust CCGs believe the region is bed dependant and says alternative services are in place More ...

  • Pound coin
    News

    Exclusive: Outperforming trusts could get 'preferential access' to capital

    2017-01-06T07:00:00Z

    NHS Improvement discussing potential scheme with the Department of Health Comes after regulators confirmed trusts able to meet or better their control total will receive “bonus” payment Trusts have previously been warned over the scarcity of capital funding in coming years Regulators are seeking to ...

  • Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
    HSJ Local

    Devo Manc leaders seek 'best deal' for trust turnaround

    2016-12-21T16:07:00Z

    No national funding has been given to the turnaround work at Pennine Acute Hospitals Similar turnaround efforts have received significant financial support from the Department of Health Leaders say “best deal possible” will be reached for 2017-18 Leaders in Greater Manchester have said they need ...

  • money efficiency
    HSJ Local

    Trust tells staff to stop overspending or risk losing STF money

    2016-12-16T12:54:00Z

    Dudley Group FT tells staff overspending puts its STF payments at risk Trust has introduced spending controls as the cost of agency staff doubles this year Over spending means purchasing a new electronic patient record system is at risk Staff at a Midlands acute trust ...

  • money_box_finance
    News

    Exclusive: £3bn to be raided from NHS investment funds

    2016-12-16T07:00:00Z

    Presentation suggests £1bn will be transferred from capital budgets in 2017-18, on top of £1.2bn this year Further raids of £500m and £250m could be made in 2018-19 and 2019-20 respectively DH has been heavily criticised for repeatedly using capital funds to achieve financial balance ...