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DHSC annual report and accounts: 2017 to 2018

The Department of Health and Social Care's (DHSC) annual report and accounts shows how the department has funded its activities and used its resources in 2017 to 2018.

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The annual report and accounts gives an overview of the department’s resources and how it has used them to fulfil its statutory functions during the financial year 2017 to 2018.

The document describes DHSC’s performance against objectives and includes the Secretary of State’s annual report on the performance of the health service in England.

The Secretary of State may give financial assistance to any NHS foundation trust, including loans, public dividend capital, grants or other payment.

The Secretary of State may also guarantee the payment of any amount payable by a foundation trust under an externally financed development agreement. He has similar powers to provide financial assistance to NHS trusts under Schedule 5 of the NHS Act 2006.

‘Financial assistance under section 40 of the National Health Service Act 2006: 2017 to 2018’ sets out the detail of how this power has been exercised in the financial year 2017 to 2018.

Published 12 July 2018
Last updated 13 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Financial assistance under section 40 of the National Health Service Act 2006: 2017 to 2018’ document.
  2. First published.