What we spend and how we spend it

There is a range of information published regarding our financial resources and how we are spending it this includes:

Annual Accounts - We will publish our annual accounts along with our annual audit letter from our external auditors on our website when available each year.

Budgets – every year the CCG approves its financial plan for the year as part of its overall commissioning strategy and operating plan. In addition the Governing Board receives a financial report each time its meet to review variances against plans, risks and issues, mitigating and rectification actions. These can be found as part of our Governing Board papers here.

Financial Governance – we have a range of policies and procedures which govern our financial management arrangements. These include our:

  • Constitution
  • Standing orders
  • Scheme of Reservation and Delegation
  • Prime financial policies

These can all be found in the key document section on our website.

Board Members and Senior Staff allowances and expenses – information on these will be contained in our annual accounts each year.

High cost payments – we intend to publish regularly information regarding payments made over a value of £25,000.

Staff pay arrangements – With the exception of Board members the CCGs directly employed staff are employed on the national Agenda for Change pay scales and grading system, details of which can be found here.

Governing Board members pay, prior to the CCG taking on responsibilities as an employer,  was established locally and approved by our predecessor (and former host organisation) Portsmouth City Teaching Primary Care Trust Remuneration Committee. Since 1 April the CCGs remuneration arrangements are now overseen by the CCGs Remuneration Committee, chaired by our deputy Chair and lay member for governance.

Procurement arrangements – the CCG has a procurement strategy which sets out its approach to procurement. This can be found under the key documents section of our website.

Details of any contracts currently being tendered by us can be found both on the Official Journal of the European Community (OJEC is now recognised as OJEU - the Official Journal of the European Union). This is the publication in which all tenders from the public sector which are valued above a certain financial threshold according to EU legislation must be published.

As well as being published on the Supply 2 Health website an online resource that advertises opportunities to provide Part B clinical services commissioned by the NHS in England. 

On these sites you will also find information about contracts awarded.

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