“An excellent day, full of information and entertainment. Will highly recommend this day.” – The NHS Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – Cambridge
Another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time in Stansted.
Comments from today’s event include (with written permission gratefully received from each participant):
“An excellent day, full of information and entertainment. Will highly recommend this day.” – Katy Mason, Pharmacy Operations Manager, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust
“Really enjoyed the style and pace of the course.” – Julie Hendy, Outpatient and Reception Manager, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
“The presentation of the day was excellent. How to interpret a budget exercise was excellent, the 7 point plan puts a very different perspective on how to view a budget plan.” – Scott Randall, Technical Services Lead, Mid Essex NHS Trust
“Very funny delivery, lot of witty comebacks – generally a fun day had by all. Continued repetition of outcomes very helpful.” – James Hughes, CHC Development Manager, Herts Valleys CCG
“The trainer made what could have been a very dry subject enjoyable and interesting. Was able to relate theory from day into day to day practice.” – Tracey Brown, DD CHC and Clinical Quality, Herts Valleys CCG
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 doing 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:
Lincolnshire Partnership – Budgetary Control Manual
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust – Budgetary Control Policy
Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG – Budget Holders Manual
I wish you luck in implementing your Action Plan. Do let me know how you get on. Many thanks to everyone who made the day so successful. Feel free to leave a review below in Leave A Reply. Thank you.
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