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NHS Trust faces closure

A report by a special administrator has said that the South London Healthcare NHS Trust should be dissolved after entering administration.

It also advised that other organisations should take over the management and delivery of its services.

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Troubled NHS Trust 'should be broken up'

South London Healthcare NHS Trust was the first ever to be placed in to administration. Credit: PA

A struggling NHStrust which was on the brink of bankruptcy should be dissolved, an officialconsultation has concluded.

South London Healthcare NHS Trust, which runs three hospitals in London, was the first ever to be placed in administration after it started losing around £1.3 million a week.

Special administrator Matthew Kershaw said the trust should now be broken up, with other organisations taking over the management and delivery of its services.

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