In accordance with his statutory duty, the Secretary of State for Health has published the final report of the Trust Special Administrator appointed to South London Healthcare NHS Trust.
The report was presented to the Secretary of State on 7 January 2013. It makes recommendations in relation to the South London Healthcare NHS Trust to secure sustainable provision of health services to those patients served by the trust and in the south east London health economy.
The Trust Special Administrator was appointed in July 2012 by the Secretary of State under the Regime for Unsustainable NHS Providers, provisions for which are set out in legislation. It is the first time the regime has been used since it was introduced in 2009.
The administrator published his draft recommendations on 29 October 2012 and consulted locally on them from 2 November to 13 December.