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Director of Finance

Mike Savage

Mike.savage2@nhs.net

Mike Savage

Deputy Director of Finance

Farida Khawaja

faridakhawaja@nhs.net

Picture of Farida Khawaja, Deputy Director of Finance

Phone 01535 294812

To see contact details for other department leads click on the lists on this page.

The finance and Information department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for the provision of financial support, information and advice to the Trust regarding:

  • Production of Financial Management Information
  • Financial Planning and Budgeting
  • Production of Business Cases
  • Financial Governance
  • Financial Training
  • Collection and Payment of Invoices
  • Payroll
  • Cashiers
  • Contracting and Income

Financial management

Department Lead: Isabel Greenwood, email: isabel.greenwood3@nhs.net

The Financial Management team is responsible for providing operational finance  support and guidance to clinical and corporate teams across the Trust. This includes the production of monthly financial management information, financial advice and support to budget holders, supporting the preparation of annual budgets, assisting in the production of business cases, and supporting budget holders in variance analysis and forecasting.

The team also ensures  monthly and quarterly statutory returns to our regulators are completed and submitted on time, as well as co-ordinating the annual financial planning process and supporting operational teams with the Trust’s Waste Reduction Programme.

Financial services

Department Lead: Neil Helm, Assistant Director of Finance, email: neil.helm@nhs.net

The Financial Services team is responsible for the production of the annual statutory returns, capital planning, financial governance, cash management, charitable funds, the payment and collection of invoices, and payroll services.

The Financial Services team also supports some of our patient focused services such as patient travel reimbursements and lost property – see separate link for further information.

Income and contracting

Contracting Lead: Philip Driscoll, Income & Contracting Finance Manager,  email: philip.driscoll@nhs.net

The Income and Contracting team provide advice and support to the Trust on all clinical income matters, produce monthly variance reports and forecasts, and support the Business Planning process.

The team work closely with our main commissioners to monitor performance in year and agree the annual contracts for the Trust.

Information services

Head of department: Neil Scott, email anhsft.informationservices@nhs.net

The Information Services department provides data and reporting to the organisation to support operational and performance management, additionally it is responsible for the extraction, collation and submission of regional and nationally mandated returns.

Travel reimbursement

Some patients may be eligible for reimbursing of their travel. For further information on this scheme please click here

Your property and valuables

Inpatients requiring property to be held for safe keeping or return of property held for safe keeping can ring 01535 294022.

Valuables lost on the hospital site are held in the Cashiers office, which is located in Zone C, location C21. With appropriate evidence these can be recovered from the cashiers office between 9am and 10am, Monday to Friday, by ringing 01535 294022.

Our finance news

(L-R) Chris Callaghan, Senior Finance Business Partner for Surgical & Diagnostic Services, Amy Denning, Finance Manager, Amy Whitaker, Director of Finance, Izaaz Mohammed, Assistant Director of Finance receiving their award.

Airedale Finance Team win two HFMA awards

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The Finance Team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust have taken home two awards at the National Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Yorkshire and Humber Branch Annual Conference 2022. The conference…
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Airedale Finance Team wins national diversity award

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The Finance Team at Airedale NHS Foundation trust are national winners – having won a Diversity and inclusion award for their outstanding work. The National Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)…