“Very, very valuable and informative ” – Ward Manager Summit

I presented at the Ward Manager Summit – Developing your skills as an Effective Ward Manager, for current and aspiring Ward Managers / Ward Sisters / Charge Nurses and Senior Nurses on Monday 6 February 2017 at the De Vere West One Conference Centre, London.

It was chaired Paul Rafferty, Clinical Matron at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who is a Member of the Professionals Standards Advisory Group for the NMC.

My section of the day covered:

  • understanding your rights as a budget holder
  • ensuring you use finance as a resource by building on your relationship with your accountant
  • finding out the financial rules which govern your management of budgets
  • taking time to review how your ward is running from a business and financial perspective
  • tips and advice for Ward Managers managing budgets

Evaluation Comments

This was a very positive event with comments on the conference including:

“I learned a lot of knowledge and skills. I will be able to bring to my team and to run my ward effectively. Very good/ all topics are informative. Excellent speakers ”

“Very informative day – helpful and enjoyable.”

“Very useful information, currently doing a leadership course, some valuable learning gained from this conference.”

Comments on my session included:

“Very engaging.”

“Very, very valuable and informative.”

“Very relevant. An XXXX for me as a new manager. Speaker was very interesting too.”

“A dry subject but informative.”

“A better understanding of budgets and the relevance to the service we provide.”

“Good presentation style. Engaging and good humour.”

2017-02-06 Ward Manager Summit

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