Free bitesize courses

Free HFMA bitesize courses for NHS finance staff.

What are bitesize courses?

HFMA bitesize provides a range online CPD accredited courses, covering essential healthcare business and finance subjects. Courses vary in level:

Foundation level

3 hours accredited CPD per course

Intermediate level

6 hours accredited CPD per course

Advanced level

10 course accredited CPD per course

How to access the free courses

The HFMA has worked in partnership with NHS England to provide a number of HFMA bitesize online courses free of charge to all NHS staff. You can access these courses for free through:

Electronic Staff Record System

To access the HFMA bitesize free courses through the NHS Electronic Staff Record please log in to the ESR and go to my learning. You can then search for either the course title or the keywords healthcare financial management association.

NHS learning hub
If you do not have access to the Electronic Staff Record System you can access the free bitesize courses through the NHS learning hub. Once you have created an account search for the free courses using the keyword 'hfma'.  You will see the HFMA catalogue – click on the catalogue and you will see the health inequalities course listed.

Anyone with an NHS, MoD, or university email address can access the NHS learning hub. Care homes and hospices also have access.


If you have any questions about accessing the free courses please contact our team for support.