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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


Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals


Bromley hospitals


Epsom and St. Helier university hospitals


Mayday Healthcare


Newham university hospital


North West London hospitals


Queen Elizabeth hospital


Queen Mary’s Sidcup


St. George’s Healthcare


The Lewisham hospital


West Middlesex university


Whipps Cross university hospital



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


Homerton university hospital


Moorfields Eye hospital



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