INFRASTRUCTURE, GOVERNMENT AND HEALTHCARE. External Audit: Annual Audit Letter 2005-06. Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust 7 September 2006. AUDIT. Content. The contacts at KPMG in connection with this report are:
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Table 1 – Key breakeven budget assumptions Source: Trust annual budget exercise
As highlighted within the use of resources section , we remain concerned about the financial position going forward and the Trust’s ability to meet its statutory duties. This will remain a key focus of our audit work going forward.
This appendix summarises the main recommendations that we have identified during the 2005-06 year, along with your response to them. The detail of the recommendations has been communicated to you during the year.
AppendicesAppendix 3.Prior Year Annual Audit Letter recommendations
This appendix summarises the progress made to implement the recommendations that we identified in our previous Annual Audit Letter. We have given each of our recommendations a risk rating . In summary: