“It was brilliant, really enjoyable session. Good pace, level of engagement.” – Finance and Health Economics – Prestwich

Finance and Health Economics

Many thanks to all the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies participants who attended the Finance and Health Economics event in Prestwich today. It was a pleasure to have your company.

Evaluation Comments

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

“Engaging, informative day”Jackie Williamson, Operations Manager, Changes Health and Wellbeing

“Well delivered and enjoyable.”Sara McCartan, Service Manager, Blackpool Council

“It was brilliant, really enjoyable session. Good pace, level of engagement.”Janine Peoitt, CAMHS North Hub Coordinator, Young Person’s Advisory Service


Here are the resources from the day:
Presentation: 2018-03-15 Finance and Health Economics PDF

The Treasury YouTube channel contains short but fascinating excerpts from speeches, notable figures and research into taxpayer knowledge.

Balance of Payments
The Balance of Payments problem the UK has suffered for many years in shown in the Office for National Statistics ONS figures:

ONS: Balance of Payments Here’s what it looks like graphically from 1955 to now:

Balance of Payments

The Budget
This short video explains why the Treasury holds a Budget each year. It includes archive footage of six former Chancellors on Budget day:

Budget 2017 – a link to the Autumn Budget 2017

OECD Health Report 2017
OECD Health Statistics – Health Statistics 2017

Other Resources

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.

The Green Book

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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