Finances of Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospital Trust (BHRUT) being monitored

15:51 29 June 2012

Queen

Queen's Hospital

Archant

As the Care Quality Commission’s findings are published this week, it has emerged that the Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust (BHRUT) is one of 21 across the country that the government is monitoring over financial difficulties.

A Department of Health spokesman said: “The 21 trusts all have agreements in place with the Department of Health to return them to clinical and financial sustainability. This government is determined to do everything it can to turn these trusts around.”

This week, the South London Healthcare Trust was been placed into “special measures” – known as the unsustainable provider regime.

But the spokesman would not confirm reports that this area’s hospital trust was the next most likely to receive this action.

The trust had annual payments of nearly £50million on its private finance initiative agreed in 2004.

Chief executive Averil Dongworth said: “We do not underestimate the scale of our financial challenge and we are already working with partners to develop the trust’s long-term clinical and financial strategy.”

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Two of the league’s least resilient defences face off at Anfield, while Manchester City need someone other than Sergio Aguero to score.

Read more

The mother of seven of the children suffered serious stab wounds. She remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Read more

Derby was born with badly deformed legs but now he can run.

Read more

Promoted content

We've got a great selection of Secret Santa presents and stocking fillers for under a tenner...  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Office Secret Santa: it’s a Christmas ritual that everyone dreads, but no-one wants to seem like a Scrooge by saying no. Never fear, London24 is here to make buying gifts for Dave in Accounts simple and stress-free, with a selection of presents for under a tenner

Money saving Christmas gifts to add to your shopping list!

It’s nearly time to go on the hunt for Christmas presents, stuck on what to get for your nearest and dearest? We’ve picked out a selection of great deals to get you started and to help you save some pennies!

The mother of seven of the children suffered serious stab wounds. She remains in a stable condition in hospital.

According to the MoD, the answer is a resounded “yes”.

Lewis Hamilton’s metaphor for life is particularly deep, with many turns.

Prices are dropping like nobody’s business – and they’re set to fall further in January.

TOP Stories

TfL's 'amazing' new equipment for preventing delays, behold; THE STICK! (Picture: TfL/Twitter)

There is nothing quite so annoying as delays on Tube journeys - so it’s good to know TfL are sparing no expense with a new hi-tech gadget to help tackle disruption...wait a minute, that’s just a stick.

Yesterday, 13:35
The suspect white BMW is captured on CCTV turning off Hornsey High Street into the car park of Greig City Academy.

Police investigating the attempted abduction of two teenage pupils have made an arrest.

41 minutes ago
The 'Ho Ho Honut', the stuff of Christmas nightmares

Right, that’s it, Christmas is cancelled - a ‘festive’ doughnut featuring the flavours of turkey and all the trimmings and filled with gravy has been created, and it looks horrific.

London Bloggers

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Bird Lovegod

I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years: