Reference 2018-18

REF:         2018-18  

Subject:     Patient meals and Executives/Director restaurant bill  

    

 

Request:

  1. In the (a)2015/16 and (b) 2016/17 financial year what was the budget on ingredients for patients’ meals provided in the hospital trust. Please provide this figure as a financial amount on ingredients only (no labour or preparation costs) per patient per day.
  2. In the (a) 2015/16 and (b) 2016/17 financial year what was the most expensive restaurant bill claimed on expenses by any of the Trust’s executives/ directors? Please state the name and address of the restaurant, how many people were dining, the date of the dinner and the job title of the director/executive who claimed the meal on expenses.

 

 

Response:

1. In the (a)2015/16 and (b) 2016/17 financial year what was the budget on ingredients for patients’ meals provided in the hospital trust. Please provide this figure as a financial amount on ingredients only (no labour or preparation costs) per patient per day. 15/16 – 2.89 cost per meal per day

 

16/17 – 3.09 cost per meal per day

2. In the (a) 2015/16 and (b) 2016/17 financial year what was the most expensive restaurant bill claimed on expenses by any of the Trust’s executives/ directors? Please state the name and address of the restaurant, how many people were dining, the date of the dinner and the job title of the director/executive who claimed the meal on expenses. In 2015/16 and 2016/17 none of our Board members claimed restaurant bills.  Four claims were made in that time frame for meal allowances 2 claims in 2016/17 totalling £14.80 and two claims in 2015/16 totalling £42.00.

 

The largest claim in the two years was in 2015/16 for £24 for a daily meal allowance to cover both lunch and dinner for one individual