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NHS Finance

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 15 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health which (a) hospitals, (b) care trusts and (c) foundation trusts in London are in budget deficit. (116840)

Based on the information in our quarter 3 2006-07 national health service finance report, we expect the NHS as a whole to achieve net financial balance by the end of March 2007.

The following table shows NHS trusts in London strategic health authority forecasting a year end deficit at quarter 3 2006-07. There were no care trusts in London forecasting a deficit at quarter 3. The Department does not collect financial information from hospitals.

NHS trust

2006-07 month nine forecast outturn (deficit) (£000)

Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospital

(15,741)

Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals

(9,409)

Bromley hospitals

(12,894)

Epsom and St. Helier university hospitals

(7,277)

Mayday Healthcare

(1,800)

Newham university hospital

(2,516)

North West London hospitals

(25,619)

Queen Elizabeth hospital

(36,079)

Queen Mary’s Sidcup

(5,363)

St. George’s Healthcare

(5,500)

The Lewisham hospital

(11,956)

West Middlesex university

(4,453)

Whipps Cross university hospital

(30,405)

Source:

Departmental quarter three NHS financial report 2006-07

The following table shows NHS foundation trusts in the London area recording a year to date deficit at the end of the quarter 2, 2006-07. This information has been provided by Monitor. Monitor publishes different quarterly financial information to the Department. Monitor publishes year to date data, the Department publishes forecast outturn and therefore, this information is not comparable. Monitor will publish its quarter 3 2006-07 financial data shortly.

NHS foundation trust

2006-07 month six year to date (Deficit) (£000)

University College London hospital

(9,000)

Homerton university hospital

(1,000)

Moorfields Eye hospital

(900)

Source:

Monitor, NHS Foundation Trusts: Report for six-month period to 30 September 2006.