“David is an excellent presenter and facilitator – great at imparting knowledge”

An Appreciation of NHS Finance

Many thanks to everyone who attended my An Appreciation of NHS Finance event in Wakefield today. It was a pleasure to spend time with such a positive group, and a particular pleasure to have so many young and new graduate staff at the beginning of their NHS careers joining us.

Evaluation Comments

“Good enthusiastic presenter.” – Shaina Brechin, Undergraduate Finance Manager, Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust

“Very good content that provided a useful overview in a format that I could understand.” – Paul Ralston, Head of Procurement, Humber NHS Foundation Trust

“A highly recommended course which lived up to expectations! Thank you.” – Anthea Ingman, Vocational Training Manager, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

“Very useful, clear and pitched at the right level. Highly recommended to newcomers – (David Bailey’s talks). Great insight into NHS finance. Thank you!” – Sheereen, Assistant Accountant, Leeds West CCG

“David is an excellent presenter and facilitator – great at imparting knowledge.” – Alex Hendrix, Operational Manager, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“Love the clear and logical approach to presentations from David. Makes a difficult subject seem easy. Engages the audience well.” – Clare Hedges, General Manager, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Here are the resources from the day:

Budget 2013 (external link)
OECD Health Data (external link)


2013-10-08 NHS Finance in a Nutshell
2013-10-08 Payment by Results
2013-10-08 The Role of Finance
2013-10-08 Commissioning Finance
2012-10-25 FT Finance

Here’s a fabulous short video to explain the structural changes within the NHS:


Please get in touch if you would like any further resources or information.

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