FINANCE: George Eliot Hospital Trust under performed last year on its contract with Warwickshire primary care trust.

Latest board papers show it required additional funds from the strategic health authority NHS West Midlands.

An NHS Warwickshire finance report said: “George Eliot Hospital performance was £2m, (2.6 per cent) under contract and additional funds of £4m, received by NHS Warwickshire from the SHA, have been paid to the trust to support their 2010-11 financial position.”