Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7178

Date Request Received: 15/05/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 22/05/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Payment of NHS Trust Suppliers

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
For the period between June 2022 and January 2023, please provide the statistics as follows:

• The average number of days taken to make payments to suppliers, measured from the date of receipt of invoice or other notice to the date the cash is received by the supplier

• The percentage of payments made within the reporting period which were paid in 30 days or fewer, between 31 and 60 days, and in 61 days or longer

• The percentage of payments due within the reporting period which were not paid within the agreed payment period
Answer To Question 1:
Q1 - We don't retain this information

Q2 - 92% of invoices over the period were paid within 30 days. We don't retain information on 31-60 days and >61 day payments.

Q3 - Our target period is 30 days, so the answer is 8%.
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