Provider bulletin: 4 April 2018

This weekly newsletter is sent to NHS providers’ chairs, chief executives, finance, medical, nursing and HR directors, and board secretaries.


For information

Now available: trust planning workbooks 2018/19

Draft trust planning workbooks are now available on your finance portals, this will help you to understand how we look at plan data when assessing finance returns. This version is a pilot and supports the refreshing NHS plans for 2018/19.

We will ask for your feedback in the next few months, if you have any questions please email


Webinar: Model Hospital Masterclass – understanding clinical service lines

Monday 16 April, 12.30pm

This webinar covers the latest updates and developments to the clinical service lines compartments in Model Hospital. You’ll learn to understand and interpret the metrics, and how you can meaningfully identify productivity opportunities in your clinical areas.

Gram-negative: ensuring board assurance against national standards

Tuesday 1 May, 9am – 5pm, London

Hear from national leaders how to assess performance and assurance against national standards for Gram-negative bloodstream infections.

You’ll find out what questions you should be asking to assure the board that your trust is meeting relevant standards for reducing Gram-negative infections and hear from trusts that have made improvements in their infection rates.

This event is for executives who have responsibility for infection prevention, and non-executive directors who chair the quality board.

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