Government must set up mechanism to save failing trustsBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7530.1426-j (Published 15 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1426
- Adrian O'Dowd
Pressure on NHS staff to maintain good care of patients will only get worse as the financial burdens on trusts grow, says a new report from the health policy think tank the King's Fund.
The report, published last week, warns that over the next few years a fifth of trusts are highly likely to have “large and persistent debts” that will put them at risk of failing.
These debts …