Posts Tagged ‘Foundation trusts’

Four foundation trusts given power to lead hospital chains by NHS England

Four foundation trusts have become the first trusts in the country to be accredited by NHS Improvement to lead groups or chains of NHS providers. The fo...

NHS foundation trusts must redouble their efforts to make efficiency savings or lose privileges

Financial regulator Monitor has warned NHS foundation trusts to redouble their efforts to make efficiency savings in order to bring down a deficit that thr...

“Overspend among Foundation Trusts is alarming”

The latest Monitor Quarter 3 Performance report for Foundation Trusts shows a disturbing position in terms of how the sector is performing. The combinat...

FT deficit is five times more than planned

NHS foundation trusts reported a deficit of £321m - five times more than planned. Monitor reports that 78 FTs (or 53%) were in deficit, of which 60 were ...

Monitor using powers to cut community services

Licence conditions imposed by the health sector regulator, Monitor, on NHS foundation trusts in England will lead to a reduction in hospital community serv...

Foundation trusts recruit staff to improve care

NHS foundation trusts hired an additional 24,000 members of staff last year, three times what was planned, in order to upgrade the quality of services to p...

Number of NHS trusts in deficit has doubled

The number of NHS foundation trusts in deficit - 39 - has nearly doubled in the past year. The combined deficit of these trusts was £180m, which was hig...

Foundation hospitals to employ more staff

NHS Foundation Trusts (FTs) have reported to Monitor they intend to recruit 10,000 more clinical staff to raise the quality of care. The sector regulator...

FTs urged to deliver savings earlier in the year

NHS foundation trusts should start delivering hospital cost savings earlier in the year in order to reduce their exposure to financial risk, regulator Moni...

Eleven foundation trusts financially challenged

Eleven trusts which have serious financial problems would not achieve foundation trust status if they were assessed today the head of the regulator Monitor...

Allow consultants to work for good of wider NHS

The royal colleges have welcomed the GMC’s and the government's joint letter to all NHS employers urging them to allow doctors to participate in statutor...