Independent Trust Financing Facility

The Independent Trust Financing Facility (ITFF) was set up to give independent, professional advice to the Secretary of State. We give advice about financial assistance provided to FTs and NHS Trusts in the normal course of business. We also advise on where financial assistance is needed for sustainability as part of a recovery process.

Membership

  • George Alford, Chair (Independent)
  • Nick Rose, ITFF Manager (Independent)
  • Richard Bell (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)
  • David Fleetwood (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)
  • Brian Ford (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)
  • Archie Herron, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bill Jones (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)
  • Ken Morris (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)
  • Nigel Ruff (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)
  • Jim Potter (Independent ex Foundation Trust Non-Executive Director)

Meeting papers

The ITFF usually meets monthly or more frequently where required. The papers of each meeting will be uploaded quarterly within 6 weeks of the end of each quarter. Available papers

Terms of reference

The Terms of Reference of the ITFF are set out in Secretary of State’s Guidance under section 42A of the National Health Service Act 2006.

The guidance sets out the procedures, criteria, terms and conditions for providing loans, public dividend capital or guarantees of payment to Foundation Trusts and NHS Trusts

Secretariat

Nick Rose
ITFF Manager
4B Skipton House,
80 London Road,
London,
SE1 6LH

Contact details

nick.rose@dh.gsi.gov.uk