Publication scheme

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act requires every public authority to have a publication scheme in whch they routinely make information available to the public.

The menus below represent the different classes of information. We provide the required information on this page, a link to where the information is held on our website, a direct download to the information or an explanation of why it is not available.

  1. The services we offer
  2. Who we are and what we do
  3. Who we work with
  4. What we spend and how we spend it
  5. What are our priorities and how are we doing
  6. How we make decisions
  7. Policies and procedures
  8. List and registers


The services we offer

Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.


Who we are and what we do

This section provides information about our organisation, its structure and its Board of Directors.


How we fit into the NHS structure

We are an integrated healthcare organisation which provides a range of mental health and community services across the population of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and wider. We also provide National High Secure Services from Rampton Hospital including the national deaf service and national service for high secure care of women. Within the Trust’s portfolio of care we also provide a range of healthcare services within prisons in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire.


Our organisational structure


Who we work with

We work in partnership with a range of organisations across the NHS and local government. We also work closely with other bodies including the voluntary sector. As a foundation trust we are locally accountable to our patients, staff and communities through our membership.


Our Governors


Clinical Commissiong Group

Clinical Commissiong Groups (CCGs) are groups of GPs responsible for designing local health services.


Local and regional councils


Other local agencies and services


Universities, research and other local education establishments


Regional services


National organisations and regulators


Armed forces



What we spend and how we spend it

Monthly Financial Reports

The Trust Board receives a Finance Report on a monthly basis. Reports are contained within Board Meeting information - Trust Board and Meetings.



Income and expenditure

A summary of our annual income and expenditure and our annual statement of accounts is recorded in our Annual Reports.


Salaries and payments

The following items are reported within the Trust’s Annual Reports:

  • Board members’ and Governors’ expenses
  • Board members’ remuneration
  • The ‘pay multiple’ - the ratio between the highest paid salary and the median salary of the whole Trust’s workforce


Allowances and expenses

Allowances and expenses paid to individual Board members and Governors are included in the Trust's Annual Reports.

Allowances and expenses that can be incurred or claimed by Trust employees are in line with standard NHS contracts.

These contracts can be found on the NHS Employers website: Http:///


Tendering and procurement

  • Tenders awarded over £30,000 (please contact for more information)
  • Tenders over £100,000 are advertised on the Official Journal of the Eurpoean Union OJEU
  • Procurement and tendering procedures are contained within our Standing Orders



The Procurement Department is responsible for the purchase of all goods and services (excluding drugs) for the organisation.

Its aim is to provide value for money, delivering products and services that are of a high quality, conform to environmental and sustainability criteria, support equality and diversity and, most importantly, meet the needs of our customers and patients.

We are governed by Trust Standing Orders and by Government and European rules on procurement as well as our own ethics code.

Our staff are highly trained and many hold professional qualifications in purchasing.

The team is led by the Head of Procurement

John Williams
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust 
200 Lichfield Lane
NG18 4RG

Tel: 01623 784880



What our priorities are and how are we doing

This section provides information on our strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.


The Trust's Integrated Business Plans (IBPs)

  • Please contact for more information.
  • See also information within our Trust Board papers available here - Trust Board and Meetings


Organisation-wide strategies

  • Please contact for more information.


Annual Report and Quality Report


Sustainable Development Management Plan

The Trust’s Sustainable Development Management Plan clarifies our objectives on sustainable development and sets out an action plan. It was approved by the Trust Board in June 2018.

Environmental statement

Reports/assessments and independent enquiries

All of the following reports are available on request if not linked to directly. 


Policies and workforce strategy


Job opportunities

All of the current job vacancies within the Trust are advertised here: Jobs.

Please note, all of our temporary nursing requirements are dealt with through NHS Professionals: (


Continuing professional development

Please see our training course prospectus for Trust staff which provides information on essential mandatory training, therapeutic skills, skills for work and life and leadership and management development. These can be found in our staff recruitment website.



How we make decisions

This section provides information on decision-making processes and records of decisions.

Our main decision-making processes and systems include:


Board of Directors and sub-committee information



Policies and procedures

The Trustwide policies are broken down into 19 sections. You can access all of our policies and procedures here.



List and registers

Asset register / Information asset register

We are unable to provide our Asset Registers and Information Asset Register for routine release given the diverse nature of the Trust's estate and the level of detail contained within the Trust's Fixed Asset Register. 

Declarations of Interest, Gifts, Hospitality and Sponsorship registers




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