International Women's Day 2019

To celebrate *International Women’s Day 2019*, we are showcasing some of the inspirational, intelligent and fabulous women that we have the pleasure of working with in NHS Finance. We feel that the following women are a strong representation of the diverse, hard working and highly skilled females that make up

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

Improving the Organisation's Excel Skills

Although I feel I have always been more than competent using Microsoft Excel, when I started my current role I quickly discovered there were some sections of Excel (Pivot tables) that I was distinctly amateur at.

General Practice: New Ways of Working

It is well evidenced and publicised that general practice is currently under serious financial pressure. Over recent years, GP workloads have increased substantially, becoming more complex, and have not been matched in terms of funding or increases to workforce. Enormous pressure is building around the sustainability of the current general practice model, and, more so now than ever, looking to new