“I have never been on such an enjoyable course.”

The NHS Budget Holder's Survival Guide

Hull is a fantastic city, with a wonderful Museum Quarter, its spectacular aquarium, The Deep, and great shopping and dining at every corner. Today was The NHS Budget Holder’s Survival Guide run for Finance Skills Development in Yorkshire and the Humber. Fifteen delegates went through all the essential information they need to feel confident and competent to manage their budgets effectively to improve patient care.

Feedback and evaluation is an essential part of providing management development events. Here’s the initial reaction of delegates from today’s workshop:

“I have never been on such an enjoyable course, with such relevance to my own job position.”Assistant Business Manager, Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust
“Thoroughly entertaining. Challenging. A very fresh insight into how budgets are / should be managed in a broader context of health service finance.”Chief Pharmacist, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
“Excellent day – tons of information given in an entertaining and informative manner. No jargon – just valuable information. A must for all managers with budget responsibility.”Laboratory Manager, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital Trust
“Very enjoyable day. Made a potentially dry subject lighthearted.”Cardiac Service Manager, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
“Have genuinely enjoyed the day, pace, content. Found it very amusing which assists with what could be an otherwise ‘dry’ topic.”Service Manager, Humber NHS Foundation Trust
“Excellent! You have chipped away at my fear of budgets, so my phobia can be addressed.”Business Unit HR Manager, Humber NHS Foundation Trust
“Extremely good. Would highly recommend. Increased my confidence in being a budget holder.”Speciality Manager – Radiology, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust
“An excellent highly enjoyable day that was also informative.” Technical Service Manager, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
“I learnt so much and so easily.” Nurse Manager, Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Many thanks to everyone who took part with such enthusiasm.


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