FINANCE: Hillingdon Primary Care Trust is anticipating ending 2012-13 with a deficit of £21.2m, before bailout.

A report to the board of Hillingdon Hospitals Foundation Trust said: “The finance report to the CCG Board meeting on 15th February stated that the projected forecast outturn position 2012-13 before additional support remains a deficit of £21.2m, however the additional support equivalent to the forecast outturn has now been confirmed to enable a breakeven outturn to be delivered in 2012-13.

“In preparation for the CCG formally assuming its commissioning responsibilities in the coming financial year, a board to board meeting between the Trust and CCG has been arranged for the beginning of March.”