David Flory

Ara Darzi

Monitor/TDA merged body to be called NHS Improvement

The combined provider regulator bringing together Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority will be called NHS Improvement, Jeremy Hunt announced this morning.

David Flory

Exclusive: David Flory to step down as TDA chief executive

David Flory will step down as the chief executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority in May, HSJ can reveal.

New Cross Hospital

Independent inquiry due into trust’s handling of whistleblower

An independent investigation into the handling of whistleblowing concerns at a West Midlands trust, commissioned by the NHS Trust Development Authority, is expected to report soon, HSJ has learned.

David Bennett

Bennett: Monitor-TDA merger makes a lot of sense

Monitor’s chief executive has said he can see “a lot of sense” in merging his organisation with the NHS Trust Development Authority.

David Behan

CQC row with Circle over Hinchingbrooke laid bare

The row between the Care Quality Commission and Hinchingbrooke Health Care Trust and Circle, the private company which runs the NHS hospital, has been laid bare during a heated evidence session held by MPs.

David Flory

Some trusts will not become FTs until 2018, says Flory

The chief executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority has said some trusts will not be authorised for at least another four years.

David Bennett

Monitor chief supports 'significant' investment in mental health

David Bennett has called for a ‘significant reallocation of resources’ towards mental health to put it on an equal footing with physical health

Emergency department

Exclusive: Stevens warns leaders that funding increase will depend on A&E performance

Senior NHS chiefs have begun ramping up the pressure on providers and commissioners to improve performance in A&E during a round of high level meetings which began last week

surgery

National officials call for 'rapid action' on failing waiting targets

The bosses of clinical commissioning groups and NHS providers have been told to raise their game to hit waiting time targets in a letter from NHS England, Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority.

David Flory

TDA investigates why winter pressures have continued into summer

The NHS Trust Development Authority is undertaking “urgent work” to investigate the “unexpectedly high” demand for acute services that has seen winter pressures continue into the summer.

David Flory

NHS trust sector ends year £241m in deficit

The NHS trust sector finished 2013-14 £241m in deficit, the NHS Trust Development Authority has confirmed.

David Flory

Mid Essex seeks TDA rescue deal

Mid Essex Hospital Trust will seek to broker a financial rescue package with the NHS Trust Development Authority next month to put it on a sustainable financial footing.

David Flory

Flory: 'Significant proportion of trusts have no clear plan for sustainability'

NHS Trust Development Authority chief executive David Flory has warned “a significant proportion” of the trust sector has no “clear plan for sustainability”.

George Eliot Hospital

Trusts bid for £376m in bailouts

NHS trusts are hoping for bailouts totalling £376m this financial year, figures published by the NHS Trust Development Authority reveal.

David Flory

Exclusive: Leaked emails reveal high level row over special measures move

The chair of a large teaching hospital has resigned in protest after claiming the NHS Trust Development Authority had pre-judged the results of a Care Quality Commission inspection, HSJ can reveal.