The NHS Trust Development Authority has predicted that 26 hospital trusts will record a deficit this financial year. The growing problem of NHS trust deficits has been discussed elsewhere.
Triggle, N. (2014). Hospitals feeling the pinch. London: BBC Health News, March 21st 2014.
This relates to:
Winter report: NHS Trust Performance Report, August 2013 – January 2014. London: NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA), March 20th 2014.
Possibly of interest:
Triggle, N. (2014). Routine operations: is a crisis brewing? London: BBC Health News, April 17th 2014.
NHS foundation trusts in England, too, are running up deficits:
Health services finances ‘worsening’. London: BBC Health News, September 19th 2014.
Monitor has appointed Adam Sewell-Jones, the Deputy Chief Executive of Basildon Hospital, as the first head of a team aiming to ensure NHS foundation trusts have effective support to improve their performance.
Monitor appoints Executive Director of Provider Sustainability. London: Monitor, May 1st 2015.
Monitor’s Business Plan for 2015/16
Monitor’s plan for the next 12 months (the “2015/16” plan) focuses on the regulator’s two main priorities: (1) short-term operational improvement and (2) longer-term sustainability.
Monitor’s business plan for 2015/16. London: Monitor, April 30th 2015