The purpose of this document is to outline the roles of the Contracts function, Service Managers and the Finance team in relation to the management and monitoring of provider to provider contracts where the Trust (as provider or purchaser) is party to a contract with community services, other acute Hospital Trusts or private providers for the delivery of patients services.

It is important that the following rules are implemented:

  1. No employee of the Trust signs a contract / MOU / lease / SLA / Deed etc without the advice/involvement of either the Clinical Services Contracts team, the Procurement , Pharmacy, Estates or IT teams.
  2. All legal agreements must be maintained on either the Procurement or Clinical Services Contracts team register. It is the responsibility of the signatory to ensure that these departments are informed.
  3. The signatory limits set out in the SFI / SFO’s and in section 5 of this document are followed.


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