Many thanks to everyone who attended The NHS Budget Holder’s Survival Guide in Stevenage today. It was a wonderful group.
“One of the best training sessions I have ever attended – please make this mandatory training for all Band 7 and above staff!” – Miriam Coffie, Programme Manager, Bedford CCG
“I really enjoyed how this course was delivered and made budget holding accessible to someone with no finance background – thank you.” – Margaret Barr, Professional Lead – Physiotherapy, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
“A really enjoyable informative day that will help me enormously in my future role. Quite inspirational to me who didn’t really know much at the beginning of the day. Thank you.” – Sue Stevens, Lead Physiotherapist, Bedford Hospital
“Excellent, relevant and very well presented.” – Fiona Garrett, Pharmaceutical Advisor, Bedfordshire CCG
“The amount of information and content was PERFECT. Fantastic course. Will highly recommend.” – Helen Power, Endoscopy Nurse Manager, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
“Really enjoyable day and very informative.” – Jackie Lawson, Emergency Operational Lead Radiology, East and North Herts NHS Trust
“Very enjoyable and interesting!” – Karen Jackson, Senior Service Manager, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
“Keep doing what you’re doing.” – Natalie Battlebury, Service Manager, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
It’s always interesting to see how people’s confidence in interpreting financial reports can be transformed in just a day. I’ve spent two decades delivering finance training within the NHS and have developed a Seven Step Method for interpreting financial reports using seven questions, making three calculations and taking no more than 15 minutes. It works every time.
It’s essential to have a Budgetary Control Policy within your organisation if you’re going to have clear standards of financial support and clear policies for financial practice. Examples of Budgetary Control Policies include:
Many thanks to everyone who made the day so successful.