FINANCE: The trust had a planned surplus to date of £3,056,700 at month seven, however the actual position is a surplus of £2,619,000 giving an overall deficit against plan of £437,400.

Total over-recovery of income against plan at month seven is £1,124,500. At month seven, the trust is showing a cumulative overspend on total operating expenses of £1,343,200 with nearly all clinical divisions overspending against plan. Unachieved cost reduction programme accounts for £2,139,000 of this position.