“I thank you so much. I wish I’d had this training / advice / help many years ago.” – The NHS Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – Gateshead
Another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time in Gateshead.
Comments from today’s event include (with written permission gratefully received from each participant):
“Excellent delivery, easy to follow and understand. Was very unsure about attending but have to say, I feel I’ve learnt a lot and feel better equipped to read the budget.” – Claire Gilchrist, Community Stroke Unit, Gateshead Health NHS Trust
“Really enjoyed the course.” – Paul Gibson, Head of Digital Development, Sunderland CCG
“As someone who can’t do numbers and have studied budget statements with utter confusion I thank you so much. I wish I’d had this training / advice / help many years ago.” – Mary Ritchie, Programme Manager
“Excellent day, enjoyable but great learning experience. Thank you.” – Janet Cumiskey, Breast Unit Programme Manager
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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