Name: St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Scale: Cost base c£800m, 9000 staff
Reach: South London
St George’s is an acute service provider to a population of 1.3m in South London with specialist provision to some 3.5m across the South East. It is one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals.
Support the turnaround engagement of KPMG by Monitor. Specifically to provide a robust forecast for the current year due to identified limitations in the existing budget and significant issues with actual performance.
Working closely with two of the four Clinical Divisions:
CWDT – Children’s, Women’s, Diagnostics, Therapies and Critical Care. The division includes specialist paediatric services, medicine and neonatal intensive care, all complex obstetric and gynaecological services, and seven ITU facilities. Diagnostics services encompasses all forms of radiology and imaging, UK leading breast imaging, and clinical genetics including leading research projects. Therapies covers all aspects of inpatient, outpatient and home therapies. The division also operates all the Outpatients clinics and performs pharmacy operations for the whole of the main hospital site.
Community Services Division (CSD). This division incorporates all local treatment on behalf of CCGs and local authorities. Includes schools, health centres, in home therapies, local outpatients, community adult health, offender healthcare and community sexual health.
Forecast presented to Board and onwards to Monitor.
Roll-forward with further validation and incorporation of business cases undertaken to form the forecast for the following year.
Monitoring the initial two months of the forecast against the actual results and incorporating learnings into the forecast for the following year.
Guidance of trust staff and focus on key drivers through the process with a high level of active participation.