FINANCE: According to the latest finance board papers for Swindon CCG the organisation has been forced to “draw down £4m more than it needed for April.”

It warns that this has resulted  which has resulted in a £4m cash balance at the end of April and is also highlighted as a cash underspend in the month.

It blames the underspend on “a number of providers not invoicing during the month, initial processing delays which have meant that some invoices have been delayed for payment and also due to management decision to be prudent with the initial drawdown request.”