Reflections: NHS Costing Transformation Programme

My name is Julia Gray and I am a chartered accountant. I have worked in NHS finance for 17 years. For over four years, up to the end of 2018, I was a lead on a national NHS Costing Transformation Programme where I worked with acute, ambulance, mental health, and community providers to develop and implement a standardised patient-level costing approach. The purpose of the programme was to help

NHS Finance for General Practice - 2019 regional events

Following the successful NHS finance events we held at the end of 2018 for General Practice Managers, part of the work programme that aims to improve financial knowledge across primary care, we have confirmed another four dates this year that will be hosted in Leeds, Birmingham, London and the South West.

PwC - Next Steps after FLC

As you will know, PwC are working with us to produce a report looking at the future of NHS finance. On 31st January, FLC agreed that the publication of the report should be delayed pending discussions with Julian Kelly, the new NHS CFO, once he is in post.  Key issues highlighted in the draft report include:

NHS Invoicing Timescales

Hi - do any of my fellow FFF finance friends have a copy of the invoicing timescales for NHS invoicing - can't seem to to readily find this info on the NHS England website and had no response when contacting their helpdesk

Seattle in Leeds....

In November 2018 I was lucky to have the opportunity to go and visit the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) in Seattle.  Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one of the five Trusts in England to be working directly with VMI and I am a member of the Trust’s Guiding Team (setting the strategy and overall management of the work) and the Executive Sponsor for one of the Valuestreams (areas within the Trust