Corporate documents

Expenditure over £25,000

We are committed to being an open and transparent organisation. As part of this commitment we have published any expenditure over £25,000, this is in line with the government’s commitment to greater transparency of how public funds are used. 

Please find below our financial transparency documents.







Earlier years

Provider Licence Self Assessment (G6 and FT4)

NHS Trusts are required to make the following self-certified declarations:


Whilst NHS Trusts are exempt from holding a provider licence, NHS Trusts are required to comply with conditions equivalent to the licence that NHS Improvement has deemed appropriate.  This is then used as a basis for oversight.  NHS Trusts therefore are legally subject to the equivalent of certain licence conditions and in light of this have to self-certify each year.

Register of interests

The following documents are available to view:

The Register of Board Member Interests

The Register of Staff declaring Interests: 

The Register of Staff declaring they have no Interests:

A list of all decision making staff that have not made a declaration:

The Register of Gifts, Hospitality and Sponsorship for 2021-22:

Standing Orders, Standing Financial Instructions and Terms of References

As a matter of good governance the Trust is required to adopt Standing Orders for the regulation of its proceedings and business.  The Trust must also adopt Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs) as an integral part of Standing Orders setting out the responsibilities of individuals.


Forming part of the Standing Orders are the following terms of reference for Board level committees:

Trade Union facility time

Under the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017, which took effect from 1 April 2017, Trusts are required to publish details of facility time taken by directly employed, recognised trade-union representatives employed by the Trust. The tables below provide details for the trust.

TU representative – (total number of employees who were TU representatives in 2019/20)

Trade union
Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period Number (FTE)

Percentage of time spent on facility time – the facility time spent by employees who were TU representative officials.

Facility time
Percentage of time working on facility time Number of employees
0% 0
1-50% 13
51-99% 0
100% 1

Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time – the percentage of the total pay bill spent on paying employees who were TU representatives for facility time during the relevant period and the percentage based on the total pay bill.

Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time
Total cost of facility time £110.7k
Total pay bill £221,405k
Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time, calculated as: (total cost of facility time ÷ total pay bill) x 100 0.05%

Paid TU activities

Paid TU activities
Time spent on paid TU activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours calculated as: (total hours spent on paid TU activities by TU representatives during the relevant period ÷ total paid facility time hours) x 100 98%