Reference 2018-322

REF:            2018-322

Subject:        Trust suppliers paid within 5 days

 

 

Request:

1)      What is the percentage of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust suppliers paid within 5 days? (Please provide the numbers for 2015, 2016 and 2017)

2)      What is the percentage of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust suppliers paid within 30 days? (Please provide the numbers for 2015, 2016 and 2017)

3)      Thinking about prompt payment of suppliers in general, what have been the biggest challenges for Bolton NHS Foundation Trust in meeting the 5 working days goal for all government bodies?

4)      Thinking about prompt payment of suppliers in general, what resources or structural changes does Bolton NHS Foundation Trust needs the most to ensure higher rate of compliance with the 5 working days goal for all government bodies?

5)      To the best of your knowledge, are there any specific services or products that can help with the prompt payment of suppliers and increase the overall percentage of invoices paid within the 5 working days goal?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2018-322 – FOI Request – Trust suppliers paid within 5 days [117 kb] PDF