Supporting our Staff - Hybrid Working Survey

From 23rd March 2020 people from across the country were told to work from home, that week office life as we knew it ended.  Overnight we all adapted to a different way of working, adjusting to new systems, and embracing new technology.  Over a year later it is clear that the changes to our working life are not going anywhere and we need to manage these changes properly and

Time to Decompress

As part of my research for an upcoming event I stumbled on a book written by one of the divers involved in the dramatic rescue in 2018, of the "Wild Boars" a junior football team trapped in the caves of Tham Luang Nang Non, locally known as the "Great Cave of the Sleeping Lady" the cave system is in the Tham Luang-Khun Nam Mang Non Forest Park in Northern Thailand.

NICE’s Assessing Resource Impact Process Manual

NICE’s Assessing resource impact process manual [1] has been updated following an open consultation. The updates provide clearer information to stakeholders so that health and care services can plan for and implement guidance. The manual describes the processes followed to estimate the resource impact of [1] https://www.nice.org.uk/about/what-we-do/into-practice/resource-impact-assessment

Next steps for Future-Focused Finance by Simon Worthington

Staff development and engagement is something I am very passionate about, so I am thrilled to have been asked to Chair the Future-Focused Finance programme for the next two years.  The One NHS Finance conversation offered us all an opportunity to share our ideas and challenges and I look forward to building on the current FFF programmes and taking forward your valuable contributions to make

Introducing the Finance Innovation Forum by Jenny Ehrhardt

I am delighted to have been appointed to chair the Finance Innovation Forum and am also pleased to be working with Mark Orchard, Chief Financial Officer at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust who has been appointed as the vice chair for the Forum. Mark and I were sighted on the feedback from the One NHS Finance campaign and hope to harness and share the best of what NHS Finance already does

Introducing the National Finance Academy by Hardev Virdee

I am delighted to have been asked to Chair the new National Finance Academy (NFA) which we are developing as part of the feedback from the One NHS Finance engagement campaign. Working with Vice Chair – Andrea McGee, Chief Finance Officer & Deputy Chief Executive at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS FT, and the NFA Finance Leadership Group, we are looking forward to building on the

Costing presentation

Value Maker, Rikki Siddle, presented a Staff Costing Model as part of our Best Practice Market Stalls. Download the presentation and the excel template to find out more.

Celebrating Success - the East of England Nominees and Award Winners

As part of the HFMA, SDN and FFF joint conference that took place in February 2021, the first Eastern Branch awards were launched.  The standard of nominees was so high that we wanted to share with you all of the nomination bids, so have collated them all into this brochure to celebrate the achievements of all nominees.   A huge well done to everyone who was nominated.