NHS Finance Award

sponsored by Assistive Partner
Recognising a Hospital Trust which has developed prudent financial practices which represent good value for the taxpayer.

2016 Winner: Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Finance Award 2016 Winner: Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

As a pilot site for the Carter review of efficiency and productivity, the finance team at Bolton has overhauled its operations and recorded a much improved performance, emerging from financial adversity to record a surplus in just one year. Despite facing huge pressures the team made drastic improvements to the financial reporting schedule. A successful cash management improvement project exceeded expectations.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit

2015 Winner

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Failing on performance targets and with a huge debt. 2012 saw the winning Trust in breach of its authorisation. The Board has driven through a number of changes to ensure robust governance, and its chieft executive became the first to successfully bring a Foundation Trust out of financial breach. Under her leadership, it finished the 2014/15 financial year with twenty percent higher than planned cash balance

2015 Commended:

NHS Leeds West Clinical Commissioning Group
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust