Guidance

NHS foundation trusts: managing operating cash

Advice for NHS foundation trusts on balancing risk and return when investing surplus operational cash needed within 12 months.

Document

Managing operating cash in NHS foundation trusts

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Details

This document offers best practice advice on investing surplus operating cash likely to be needed within 12 months.

It provides guidelines intended to ensure NHS foundation trusts’ investments are:

  • adequately safe
  • accessible at short notice
  • able to generate a competitive return
Published 8 December 2005