Adjusted Group Report Essay

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Executive Summary
This report defines public-private partnership and its key schemes, and the benefits and problems associated with the realisation of its project in the health industry by analysing such existing projects. Derby Hospital NHS Foundation Trust used as an example to evaluate leadership, sustainability and employability qualities in healthcare.
The report draws attention to the fact that in the UK, the government prefers to embark on PPP/PFI project rather than finance them using government funds. The finding presented that NHS is one of the largest contractors of PFI schemes. Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a successful PFI contract with Skanska Innisfree group. The evaluation of sustainability, leadership and employability of the Trust demonstrated that overall it has a high achievement in all of these fields; however, there is further opportunities available for improvement of its performances.
In conclusion, the report was able to determine a good sustainability development, the nature of the leader and employability qualities in the NHS. Defined key points for better understanding and achieved its objectives due to a study of sustainability, leadership and employability related to the work of Derby Hospitals. There are certain steps that were recommended in the report, which are:
Further professional development of staff about sustainability.
Minimise the environmental damage and reduce waste.
Improve the services and trainings in order to reduce patient complaints.
Leadership development at the junior level.
Increase the appraisers, extracurricular activities.
Table of Contents

Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3

Public Private Partnership ………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4

PPP and NHS …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5

Case Study: Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ………………………………………………………… 6

Overview ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Sustainability ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 7

Leadership …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 11 Employability ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 15

Conclusion and Recommendations …………………………………………………………………………………. 18

References ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 20

Appendix 1 – Types of PPP ………….………………………………………………………………………………….. 26

Appendix 2 – Benefits and Risks of PPP …………………………………………………..………………………. 27

Appendix 3 – Group Plans …………………………………………………………………………………………….… 28
Introduction
Around the world, the public private partnerships (PPPs) have become an increasingly popular means for procuring public services and infrastructure. For the reason that, PPPs allow the government to secure required infrastructures, without need to raise taxes or borrow funds. And, the United Kingdom is considered a country in which the degree of development of PPPs has received the highest progress; it gained a lot of experience using various forms and methods of PPPs (Whitfield, 2001).
As of March 2013, 725 PFI current projects had been contracted in the UK, providing the total capital value of £54.2 billion (HM Treasury, 2013). National Health Service (NHS) is the major sector that undertook a large number of programmes to rebuild hospitals over the past years. There are currently 121 projects across government in the Department of Heath as of March, 2013. In 2013-14, the expected capital expenditure by private sector is £27million and they planning to increase it to £33million for 2014-15.
Therefore, the purpose of this report is to analyse the PPPs in the United Kingdom particularly in the health sector, to highlight what options are available to the government and review the forms and mechanisms of PPPs in the UK, as well, evaluate benefits and risks associated with the partnership.
The main part is designed to focus on analysing a case study of Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the UK as example of contracting the private sector. The study will evaluate leadership…