NHS: Standards

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered at on 12 September 2018.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) NHS trusts and (b) Foundation Trusts have been placed in (i) special measures and (ii) financial special measures in each year since 2012; how many of those Trusts remain in special measures.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Special Measures for Quality was introduced in July 2013 and Special Measures for Finance was introduced in July 2016. The information is shown in the following tables.

Numbers of trusts in Special Measures for Quality, per year

National Health Service trust

Foundation trust

Total

Current (as of September 2018)

7

6

13

2018 (from January to August)

11

6

17

2017

13

9

22

2016

12

8

20

2015

10

10

20

2014

7

11

18

2013

6

8

14

2012

0

0

0

Numbers of trusts in Special Measures for Finance, per year

NHS trust

Foundation trust

Total

Current (as of September 2018)

6

5

11

2018 (from January to August)

7

5

12

2017

8

6

14

2016

6

1

7

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