NHS: Foundation Trusts

House of Lords written question – answered on 15th July 2009.

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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.

Photo of Lord Darzi of Denham Lord Darzi of Denham Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health)

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.

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