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Annual statement of accounts and Annual Report

The East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is required to lay its Annual Report and Accounts before Parliament in June each financial year. At the same time the Trust is required to submit the laid Report and Accounts to its independent regulator, Monitor. The Annual Report and Accounts are published and presented to the public at the organisation’s Annual Members Meeting.   

A copy of the East Kent Hospitals Charity Annual Report and Accounts can be accessed on our Charity webpages. 

Financial statements, budgets and variance Reports

Information is reported to the Board of Directors within the Trust's Integrated Performance Report.  Alternatively, you can access our latest performance reports here or our end of year financial statements within our Annual Report and Accounts.

Financial Audit Reports and Capital Programme

The Trust’s External Auditors issue an Annual Audit Letter to the Trust summarising the findings from their audit of the Trust’s financial statements and the results of work undertaken to assess arrangements the Trust has in place to secure value for money in use of resources. The Annual Audit Letter is published within our Annual Report and Accounts

Capital expenditure is reported to our Board of Directors within the Trust's Integrated Performance Report.  Alternatively, you can access our latest performance reports here.

Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs)

This document provides a formal framework for the conduct of the Trust's business and regulates the conduct of its members, employees and agents in relation to all financial matters. Download a copy of our latest Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs).

Staff and Board Members Allowances and Expenses

This information is published within the Trust’s Annual Report and Accounts. A copy of the Board of Directors’ expenses is published quarterly. 

Staff pay and grading structures

All staff (with the exception of Executive Directors and very senior managers) are employed on either Agenda for Change or Medical and Dental terms and conditions. The NHS employers website contains the most up to date details on pay terms and conditions.

Funding (including endowment funds)

Information is reported to our Board of Directors within the Trust's Integrated Performance Report.  Alternatively, you can access our latest performance reports here.

Procurement and tendering procedures

Tendering procedures are included within the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust is subject to the European Union (EU) procurement directives that apply to purchases of goods, services and works which are above set monetary thresholds. 

Details of contracts currently tendered;
List and value of contracts awarded and their value;

Unfortunately, we are unable to publish this information due to commercial confidentiality. However, required information will be considered by the Trust on a case by case basis. Please contact us.

List and Value of Contracts

The Trust routinely publishes details of contracts, invitations to tender and procurement frameworks that exceed £25k.  This can be accessed here shortly.

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