FINANCE: East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust had an adjusted deficit of £1,818k year-to-date in August and an adverse variance against plan of £2,700k, according to board papers.

The trust under performed on its CRES delivery by £147k year-to-date, the papers added.

In additional, total income was £1,705k better than plan. Net contract income was £1,854k above the trust’s phased capped plan.