“Liked the humour that David brought to the topic.”

Finance and Health Economics

Many thanks to all the participants who attended the Finance and Health Economics event in Reading today. It was a pleasure to have your company.

Evaluation Comments

Comments received from participants included (all with written permission to be reproduced):

“Thank you. A subject initially thought as dry was extremely interesting and entertaining.” – M. Murphy, Service Manager

“Enjoyed the style of teaching which made the subject more interesting than I anticipated it could be.” – Naomi May, Team Leader

“Liked the humour that David brought to the topic – brought what would have been very dull very interesting. Thank you.” – Katy Robson, Team Leader


Here are the resources from the day:
Presentation: 2015-01-15 Finance and Health Economics – CYP IAPT PDF

Budget 2014 (external link)
OECD Health Data (external link)

The Green Book is HM Treasury guidance for Central Government, setting out a framework for the appraisal and evaluation of all policies, programmes and projects. It sets out the key stages in the development of a proposal from the articulation of the rationale for intervention and the setting of objectives, through to options appraisal and, eventually, implementation and evaluation. It describes how the economic, financial, social and environmental assessments of a proposal should be combined and aims to ensure consistency and transparency in the appraisal process throughout government.

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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