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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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PreProcurement:Gateshead health nhs foundation trust is looking to carry out a preliminary market engagement exercise to establish solutions that are currently available in the market place for onsite reporting radiography.
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust comes second in the table in Greater Manchester - paying out PS66,957,506 over the same five-year period.
Information gathered from the BBC shared data unit shows that from 2012-17, South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust paid out PS50.
Figures released through a Freedom of Information request show The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust spent the most - PS5,083,009 on security during the five years.
The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust topped a list of 111 NHS trusts across England making PS4,865,000 in 2016-17.
The Competition and Markets Authority found that, whilst the merger between Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust could give rise to competition concerns across a number of elective specialties, these were outweighed by the substantial improvements to patient care that were expected to arise.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has recalled 120 patients, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has recalled 223 and Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has recalled 57.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHCT) has been given the green light to establish a 'foundation group' to help it support other health service organisations around the country.
Level 1 units set to lose services are those at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust in London.
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Russells Hall Hospital, over-spent by PS8 million in the last financial year.