NHS to improve financial reporting

The NHS Shared Business Service is to enhance its financial reporting by
cutting out manual input of accountancy data.

NHS SBS has extended its use of UC4 Workload Automation Suite to provide
improved financial reporting across 90 regional health trusts.

The software will cut out all manual inputting of financial information
creating a streamlined system across the NHS.

Dominick Smyth, IT service delivery lead at NHS SBS said: ‘Prior to going
live with UC4 we needed multiple resources to manually close the books.’

‘Adopting a standardised solution has allowed us to start delivering a
consistent set of financial reports to all of our clients every month’ he added.

NHS SBS currently use Oracle E-Business Suite for its finance function, with
the UC4 technology automatically taking out the data entered into Oracle to
compile the month end. Previously this would have to manually be extracted from

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