Today was another great day running The Budget Holder’s Survival Guide – this time in Nottingham – for a mixed group of NHS staff. It’s such a pleasure to work with people so eager to learn new skills. Thanks to everyone who made it such a great day.
Comments on the day
Comments from today’s event include (with permission gratefully received from each participant):
” I attended a fantastic course on better understanding NHS budget management today. David’s enthusiasm and interactive delivery made the day enjoyable, informative and thought provoking. A must for any NHS budget holder.” – Leanne Calderwood
“It was a really good course. Thank you @davidbaileyfcca great to work with Leanne, Billy from Endoscopy and Patrick from Pharmacy.” – Helen Mancini
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:
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.