Today’s The NHS Budget Holder’s Survival Guide in Buckinghamshire was a chance for managers and clinicians to share their experiences of budgeting and finance within the NHS and to action plan their future plans for improving their relationship with finance.
Comments from today’s event include (with written permission received from each participant):
“The demystifying of accountancy! Increased my confidence and understanding of budgets. More aware of consequences of poor budget management. Very enjoyable humorous presentation.” – Maggi Simpson, Senior Occupational Health Practitioner, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“It was a very comprehensive presentation that covered a very large topic in a most efficient way. A scary subject made interesting and amusing by your presentation.” – Melanie Newton, Midwife, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“Every manager should have this type of training who has a budget. Very inspiring and some plain truths on what one can do in the workplace. Take ownership.” – Mukund Katechai, HR Business Partner, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“It was excellent and humour made day enjoyable for a topic that could be hard to digest. Feel more confident now to understand and read my budget statement.” – Laura Isard, Locality Manager, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“Good mix of presentation and activities. Thought provoking discussions. Interesting humorous session given the topic of the training!” – Nicola Holbrook, Wheelchair Service Lead, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“Thank you for an interesting day which will develop me and benefit the workplace.” – Jacqueline Smith, Patient Safety Manager, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Many thanks to everyone who participated in such an enjoyable day.