West Mids update for 2020

What a journey 2020 has been! So let me start by stating outright just how proud I am of my Finance team. The NHS Finance community always steps up and I think this is a real credit to us.  In those early weeks of the pandemic I clapped with extra gusto to acknowledge not only the frontline efforts but also my team, because I know just how hard they worked to keep our services working; both

Virtual Away day

I am just listening to the inspiring value makers at the HFMA 2020 conference and wanted to share with others the success of our virtual away day at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

FFF Value Maker Quiz

To thank you for your support and hard work throughout this year, we are hosting a fun-filled virtual quiz on Tuesday 15 December 12:00 - 13:15.

Steps on the road to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Part One

In July, as part of reviewing Corporate processes to identify non value adding elements, myself and other members of the Finance team met with a Chief Technical Officer of a local Foundation Trust to explore how they were using robotics, a journey that they have been on for over 2 ½ years. It became evident that the use of RPA wasn’t limited to Corporate Services.

Virtual Finance Training – Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS FT

Gloucester Hospitals NHS FT have kindly shared with the FACE network their learning and tips on what they cover off at their finance training sessions (for non-finance staff) & how they deliver them virtually.  See the attached slide deck to find out more.  Josh Penston Value Maker Lead and fantastic FACE is happy to be contacted if you would like to learn more about GHFT virtual

Financial Modelling for Tariff Changes

Hello everyone. Have any organisations completed some financial modelling on the impact of potential tariff changes post EU Exit? I don't think I have seen any guidance centrally but would be interested if anyone has found something. Thank you (hope this is the best place to ask this type of thing!) Lauren Smith East of England Ambulance Service Trust