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.

Applies to England


Managing operating cash in NHS foundation trusts

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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