COMMERCIAL: Great Western Hospitals Foundation Trust has won a contract to provide MRI scans to Swindon Town Football Club.

A report to January’s board revealed the trust was £296k ahead of plan on private patient income. It said the football club contract and recent gain of BUPA Network status should help maintain performance on private patient income “over the remainder of the year and beyond”.

The paper also revelas the trust is working with Accenture to identify procurement savings.