Tagged: modernisation

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Authorisation

The Royal Free Hospital London (previously Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust) has become the latest NHS foundation trust.  The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust was authorised on 1 April 2012. There are now 144 NHS foundation trusts across the … Read more → – Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Authorisation

Opportunities in the new provider landscape

Tim Smart, Chief Executive of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust explains why he believes changes in the healthcare system offer healthcare providers a real opportunity to do things differently. ‘I fundamentally believe that the foundation trust (FT) model is … Read more → – Opportunities in the new provider landscape

Getting to grips with governance: board governance assurance framework for aspiring NHS foundation trusts

Aspirant foundation trusts boards (FTs) will now receive extra guidance to help develop strong and sustainable governance arrangements, through the launch of a new board assurance framework. Laura Roberts, Head of Provider Leadership Development at DH and a former primary … Read more → – Getting to grips with governance: board governance assurance framework for aspiring NHS foundation trusts

Why do I believe foundation trusts are the future? Peter Homa, Chief Executive, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust explains

Peter Homa, Chief Executive at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust takes time out of his busy schedule to explain why he believes foundation trusts are the future and how the trust is preparing to become a foundation trust. Building our future … Read more → – Why do I believe foundation trusts are the future? Peter Homa, Chief Executive, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust explains

Healthcare social enterprises gain national recognition

NAViGO Health and Social Care Community Interest Company, a new social enterprise providing mental health services to communities across North East Lincolnshire has won two Philip Baxendale Awards for Excellence in Employee Ownership.  Kevin Bond, chief executive of NAViGO, said: … Read more → – Healthcare social enterprises gain national recognition