Provider licence declaration

In accordance with the Trust’s provider licence and in keeping with the requirements of NHS Improvement, the Trust has made the following declaration:

“Following a review for the purpose of paragraph 2(b) of licence condition G6, the Directors of the Licensee are satisfied that, in the Financial Year most recently ended, the Licensee took all such precautions as were necessary in order to comply with the conditions of the licence, any requirements imposed on it under the NHS Acts and have had regard to the NHS Constitution.”

In 2016/2017 the Trust took all the necessary precautions to comply with the conditions of the licence and any requirements imposed on the Trust under the NHS Acts.  The Trust has “not confirmed” the above statement based on performance in 2016/2017 where the Trust was not able to deliver the Control Total and borrowed £35.5 million compared to plan of £11.1 million.