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NHS Foundation Trusts

Question for Department of Health

UIN 904856, tabled on 9 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he next plans to meet representatives of NHS foundation trusts plans to discuss measures to address deficits.

Answered on

15 July 2014

The Department, along with NHS England, Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA), are taking a number of actions to tackle the trust deficit position and to drive forward transformation change. Monitor is working with trusts in deficit to draw up action plans and making sure their leaders are doing what they need to do to continue providing excellent patient care. In addition, for 2014-15 NHS TDA, NHS England and Monitor are establishing a package of joint support and challenge to some of the weakest local health economies.

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