Foundation Trust


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Foundation Trust

An NHS (hospital) Trust which has earned autonomy from tight control by central UK Government by having achieved a three-star rating for the quality of care it provides for its service population (the star rating system ended in 2006 and was replaced by annual health checks). Foundation trusts have quasi-autonomy on budgets and services, but are under the NHS aegis and must maintain the same excellent healthcare that earned them the privilege of independence.
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Chief executive of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust Steve Williamson said: "Neil was an outstanding candidate and our Council of Governors were delighted to offer him the post.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust which runs North Tyneside General, Wansbeck General and Hexham General hospitals, had payouts totalling PS8,179,215 over the two years, while South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust paid out PS5,945,885.
Health trust needs vision WHEN the New Labour government first set up Foundation Trusts in the NHS, the over-riding capacity that hospital managements had to demonstrate was an ability to sit on large amounts of cash without spending it.
In North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, patients who are sent to hospital with a medical problem by their GP are often assessed, diagnosed and observed in this unit but they do not need to stay in hospital.
Mr Hardy said: "We think our foundation trust application is a strong one, with or without George Eliot.
Other Trusts in the region, including the North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust and South Tees NHS Foundation Trust also made payout claims.
Monitor has deferred Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust s application to become a foundation trust for 12 months.
However, the regulator needs to understand why the star has been lost and to agree with the NHS Foundation Trust what action is required if the loss of a star was related to a breach of its terms of authorisation.
and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust related to their investments in Ecolab.
Figures suggest there were 3,000 more deaths than expected at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton and the University Hospital of Hartlepool, cancelled 39 operations on Wednesday.
Also on the list are The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust in West Midlands, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Nottinghams h i r e , Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Kent, and Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Staffordshire.