To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the operational cost of NHS Supply Chain Coordination Limited (SCCL) was in each of the financial years (a) 2017-18, (b) 2018-19, (c) 2019-20, (d) 2020-21 and (e) 2021-22 to date.
22 March 2022
The following table shows the operating costs for NHS Supply Chain Coordination in each year from 2017/18 to 2021/22.
- There were no operating costs in 2017/18 as NHS Supply Chain was managed by DHL Supply Chain on behalf of the NHS Business Services Authority.
- In May 2018, Supply Chain Coordination Limited (SCCL) was established as the new management function for NHS Supply Chain. 2018/19 was a year of transition of services from the NHS Business Services Authority to SCCL. Costs shown are operating costs during the transition period.
- In May 2019, management of NHS Supply Chain fully transferred to SCCL from the NHS Business Services Authority and a new operating model for NHS Supply Chain was established. The costs for 2019/20 include £31 million of exceptional expenses recharged to the Department.
- Data for 2020/21 and 2021/22 is not yet available as the annual report and accounts have not been published.