Bitesize course / NHS governance (Wales)

Understand what governance is, why it is important and how it has evolved

3 hours Foundation
3 CPD hours

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This course explains what governance is and why it is so important in the NHS in Wales. The three key elements of governance are examined: culture and values; policies, structures, processes and control frameworks. The course also looks at good governance in practice.

This course is suitable for staff who are new to the NHS, managing a budget, clinical staff, board members and finance staff.


  • What is meant by governance
  • Governance in the NHS
  • Culture and values
  • Policies, structures and processes
  • Control frameworks
  • Governance in practice

What's included?

Up to date, easy to understand content, written by NHS experts

Access to your course online for 12 months

3 hours of accredited CPD

Certificate of completion

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How do I achieve a Foundation award in healthcare finance?

This course can count towards the Foundation award in healthcare finance. To achieve the award you will need to complete five bitesize short courses, including the compulsory short course ‘NHS finance’. The Foundation award can be purchased for just £165+VAT.

On completion of the Foundation award in healthcare finance you will gain:

- The Foundation award in healthcare finance certificate
- 15 hours accredited CPD

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