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NHS: Foundation Trusts

Volume 712: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government which NHS hospital trusts were approved for Foundation Trust status by Monitor at 31 March; and in respect of which of those trusts strategic health authorities did not expect to be able to apply to Monitor for approval as a Foundation Trust by (a) March 2010, and (b) March 2011. [HL4759]

115 National Health Service foundation trusts had been authorised by Monitor as at 31 March 2009. These are listed in Table 1:

Table 1

2gether NHS Foundation Trust

Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Blackpool Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Foundation Trust

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

East Kent Hospitals University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Leeds Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust

Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Mid-Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust

Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

North East London NHS Foundation Trust

North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases NHS Foundation Trust

Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Sandwell Mental Health NHS and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

South Tyneside Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Southend University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Note:

1 Formerly known as Gloucestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

The department collects information from strategic health authorities on when NHS trusts are expected to be in a position to seek the support of the Secretary of State for their application. The departmental assessment stage may take two or more months before trusts which receive the Secretary of State's support are passed to Monitor for assessment and potential authorisation.

Those NHS trusts not expected to seek the Secretary of State's support for their application by March 2010 are set out in table 2:

Table 2

Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust

Barts and The London NHS Trust

Bedfordshire and Luton Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust

Bradford District Care Trust

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

East Cheshire NHS Trust

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Trust

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

Mid Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust

Newham University Hospital NHS Trust

North Bristol NHS Trust

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital NHS Trust

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospitals NHS Trust

Royal United Bath Hospital NHS Trust

Scarborough and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust

South London Healthcare NHS Trust

St George's Healthcare NHS Trust

St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

The Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust

The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Walsall Hospitals NHS Trust

West London Mental Health NHS Trust

West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

Weston Area Health NHS Trust

Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust

Information is not held on National Health Service trusts unable to apply by March 2011 but only information on National Health Service trusts which are not expected to be able to make an application to the Secretary of State by December 2010.