“Excellent session. Provided the tools needed to have a better understanding of budget management.” – The NH Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – Sunderland
Another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time in Sunderland.
Comments from today’s event include (with written permission gratefully received from each participant):
“Excellent session. Provided the tools needed to have a better understanding of budget management.” – David Britton, Commissioning Manager, NHS Sunderland CCG
“How competent financial management is related back to working towards / achieving real improvements in patient care.” – Rachel Lumsden, Joint Commissioning Manager, NHS Sunderland CCG
“Had a great day, thank you.” – Rachael Forbister, TECS Programme Manager, NHS SUnderland CCG
“Excellent – very illuminating!” – Deanna Laoun, Head of Safeguarding, NHS SUnderland 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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