We have another opportunity for a Programme Manager to join the FFF team, as our colleague Jo Parris is joining NHS RightCare. This will be a full-time, fixed-term post, ending when FFF comes to an end (currently planned for March 2022).
We were delighted to present at the HFMA Mental Health Forum on Tuesday 26th September in Manchester. You can see our costing presentation here titled 'The journey to winning the HFMA annual costing award' which seemed to arouse some interesting questions around direction of travel for costing, payment approaches in mental health, what information commissioners want to see, benchmarking, using PLICS to consider CIP opportunities and what point should we share information?
I'm a Benefits Manager in NHS Digital who recently discovered Best Possible Value. Part of my job is to quantify potential benefits from health IT projects so we can decide if they are worthwhile.
Due to popular demand we've been able to add an extra date to the Best Possible Value training day roster. The event will take place in Manchester city centre on 27th November 2017 (info here) We've already had great feedback from our events at Leeds and Birmingham!
We've still got a few spaces left at Birmingham on 3 Nov and Bristol on 10 Nov if you'd like to attend a Best Possible Value training day. Here's some feedback from our delegates at the Leeds event last Friday: One word to describe how you feel: What will you tell others?
I was recently approached by a member of our financial management team and asked to deliver some training on what we do in the Income and Costing team. This session was then opened up to the whole finance team and there has been so much interest we have had to arrange a second session to accommodate everyone.
When Jim Mackey asked us to mark and celebrate Ed Smith's time as Chair of NHS Improvement, it didn't take long to identify an issue close to Ed's heart. Ed has been a tireless diversity champion, demonstrating his commitment in all his work with NHS Improvement.
HFMA London Branch is pleased to invite members of the Future Focused Finance community to its upcoming NHS VAT Update Training which will take place at 110 Rochester Row, London on 9 November. The training will be delivered by Kenny Lee, Head of Tax at Liaison.
We are delighted to have received an application from NHS Chorley and South Ribble & NHS Greater Preston CCG for their whole finance team to become Value Makers and Finance and Clinical Educators. The team have being doing lots of great things within their organisation and we look forward to having them as part of our FFF Networks. Read about their fantastic team effort.