Working with Aldwych Partners and Cass Business School we have used existing research and interviews with senior executives at NHS trusts and foundation trusts to produce resources for providers contemplating, planning or implementing a merger.
The resources will help senior executives and clinicians decide whether a merger is the right choice to deliver improvements for patients, and if so how to ensure it is successful.
A summary of the merger process from beginning to end ‒ from creating a strategic rationale to achieving cultural integration. It sets out the biggest challenges that people leading merging trusts should anticipate and gives practical advice on how to overcome them.
Describes what service improvements and savings NHS trusts and foundation trusts have achieved in the past, offering insight into what others can realistically expect to achieve through merger.
Key factors that can affect the delivery of improvements through merger and practical advice on how best to achieve these for patients.