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CRN North Thames funding model 2020/21



Funding model

CRN North Thames received total funding of £29m for 2020/21 (a reduction of 1.7% on 2019/20).

Our funding model for 2020/21 is based on the following:  

  • 80% based on 2019/20 allocation
  • 20% performance-based 

To protect research activity, we have introduced maximum decrease (collar) and a maximum increase (cap):  

  • Collar - 10%
  • Cap - 20% 

Performance measures and criteria

Performance is based on the cost of recruitment per patient over a three-year period at each partner organisation and Recruitment to Time and Target (RTT). 

Partner budget allocation table for 2020/21

For more information, or to talk to our finance team, please email

Annual Financial Plan 2020/21 

 OrganisationFunding allocation amount
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust  848,038 
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust  217,158 
Barts Health NHS Trust (Delivery)  5,683,409 
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  771,039 
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust  575,039 
East London NHS Foundation Trust  306,420  
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust  464,126 
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust  1,487,161 
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust  55,455 
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  495,275 
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  528,712 
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust  1,031,792 
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  656,086 
NoCLoR  1,656,958 
North East London NHS Foundation Trust  554,411 
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust  393,705 
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust  405,273 
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust  2,744,405 
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust  206,119 
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  730,012 
Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust  61,176 
Whittington Health NHS Trust  384,530 
University College London  32,000
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  5,376,958 
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust  447,020 
TRUST TOTAL 26,112,277
Barts Health NHS Trust (Host) 3,033,565
20/21 Pay award 850,000 
Contingency strategic 50,000
Vacancy Offset -1,075,000
TOTAL 28,970,842