“The best day of the course by far. Really fascinating tour of the financial world. Thank you very much.”

Finance_Masterclass

It’s always a pleasure to work with Leadership and Organisational Development in the East of England and with The King’s Fund. Today I ran a Finance Masterclass on the Provider Excellence Programme. It was a pleasure to have the delegates’ company and particularly pleasurable to have some challenge and robust debate.
Whenever the words ‘NHS Finance’ are uttered, people in the NHS have a reaction. Here are just some of the first words or phrases which come into the minds of a group of senior NHS leaders:

Boring
Important
Cost Improvement
Tight Rein
Containment
Big
Complex
Strapped
Bureaucracy
Dull
Demanding
Panic
Crisis
Challenging
Jargon
Confusion
Inefficient

Comments from Participants

“The best day of the course by far. Really fascinating tour of the financial world. Thank you very much.” – Rob Mallinson, Clinical Director for Medicine and Acute Consultant Physician, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
“Excellently presented. Good pace and good chance for questions, discussion and challenge.” – Mags Farley, Head of Operations, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
“Thoroughly enjoyable session – very informative.” – Michelle Allott, Deputy Director of Nursing and Patient Safety, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
“A really enjoyable and entertaining session – surprising for a finance session! An informative and useful session.” – Annie Traynor, Trust Lead for Corporate Services, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust
“Very good overview in the time, hit the objectives.” – Dean Goodrom, Head of Estates and Facilities, East and North Herts NHS Trust

Resources

Here are the resources from the day.

PDF File of the PowerPoint slides from the day.

2012-06-12-Provider-Excellence-Programme PDF

Other resources:

Audit Commission – Achieving First Class Financial Management PDF
NHS Executive – Directions on Financial Management in England PDF

Please feel free to leave your Comments.

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