On this page are links to various corporate documents.
Care Hours Per Patient Day (CHPPD) shows the staffing levels in relation to patient numbers on an inpatient ward. It gives ward managers, nurse leaders and hospital chiefs a picture of how staff are deployed and how productively.
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
|Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period||Number (FTE)|
|Percentage of time working on facility time||Number of employees|
|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%|
|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%|