North East London NHS Foundation Trust A uditor’s Annual Report: Year ended 31 March 2022 Report to the Audit and Risk Committee
26 August 2022
3 4 BDO LLP North East London NHS Foundation Trust – Auditor’s Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2022 Purpose and responsibilities E xecutive summary Table Of Contents P urpose of the Auditor’s Annual Report consistent with the financial statements; Executive summary This Auditor’s Annual Report summarises the key • Whether the auditable parts of the Purpose and responsibilities issues ari. [...] prepared; Value for Money It is addressed to the Trust but is also intended to • Whether the governance statement complies communicate the key findings we have identified with the guidance issued; to key external stakeholders and members of the public. [...] • Whether the Trust has made proper arrangements for securing economy, R esponsibilities of the Trust efficiency and effectiveness in its use of resources; and It is the responsibility of the Trust to ensure that proper arrangements are in place for the conduct • Where appropriate, make statutory of its business and that public money is recommendations, referral matters to the safeguarded and prop. [...] U nder the Code, we are required to review and report on: • Whether the financial statements give a true and fair view of the financial position of the Trust and of its income and expenditure for the year and have been properly prepared in accordance with the relevant legislation; • Whether the other information published together with the financial statements is 4 5 BDO LLP North East London NHS. [...] Governance Improving 3E's Due to the pandemic and the suspension of The table below summarises the extent to which Recommendations normal arrangements, the Trust was not the Trust has relied on non-recurrent savings required to develop, deliver or monitor a formal over the past three years.