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Event / CFO leadership forum May 2024

12:15, 23 May 2024 1 day In-person Art'otel London Battersea Power Station

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This is the second HFMA CFO & directors of finance forum this year, bringing together NHS finance leaders, to give you an opportunity to collaborate, network, and hear updates on current NHS priorities. These forums operate under Chatham house rules to facilitate open discussions.

As well as a half day forum, we have designed this event to include plenty of opportunity for informal networking with peers, including a networking lunch and drinks reception. This forum is part of the Hub partnership, and places are free in line with the Hub partnership terms and conditions.


HFMA Hub partner (NHS)Free*
Non-HFMA Hub partner rate (NHS)   £399

* Fair ticket usage policy: HFMA Hub partners have free tickets to all Hub events however, for the face to face events where capacities are limited, we would like to draw your attention for a fair use policy of 5 tickets per organisation. Any bookings over that will incur an additional cost. If you would like to send more delegates please contact us at [email protected] and, if capacities allow, we shall consider your request.


May 23

    Chair’s opening remarks

    Nicci Briggs  / Trustee NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care Board

    Join us for a session where we'll explore the future of AI in finance. Discussing some of the myths surrounding AI's impact on the workforce and discovering practical ways to leverage AI within your organisation. Gain some tips on effectively integrating AI into your finance strategies, to ensure your organisation stays ahead in the rapidly evolving healthcare back-office technology landscape.

    John Needham   / Transformation director , Oracle
    Simon Instone   / ERP Strategy Director , Oracle

    The session will look at the power of using data to look at services from a population health lens, how resources would be better utilised and efficiencies be found.
    Nicci will touch on the prolific users of our health systems and the costs across systems and, if there is time, explore the work she is leading on the impact of health inequalities on dental services.

    Nicci Briggs  / Trustee NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care Board

    In December 2023 Sarah Woolnough took up the role as Chief Executive of The King’s Fund, prior to this Sarah held senior roles across the health and care system. Sarah will reflect and explore the current NHS pressures and challenges facing leaders in the health and care system today, addressing current issues such as resourcing, workforce, waiting lists and a look ahead to the future and what this may hold.

    Sarah Woolnough   / Chief executive , The King’s Fund

    Adam Sewell-Jones is passionate about improving patient services, transforming healthcare and outcomes. When at NHS Improvement, Adam led the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) NHS partnership which looks at innovation and improving patient care.
    East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, where Adam is CEO, has now started their own partnership with VMI and he will talk about the trust’s involvement with VMI, the opportunities available, the practices and the journey and outcomes so far.

    Adam-Sewell Jones   / Chief executive , East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
    Hardev Virdee   / Group chief finance officer , Barts Health NHS Trust

    Chair’s reflections and close.

    Nicci Briggs  / Trustee NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care Board

    An exciting new concept created by two Michelin-Starred Portuguese chefs, JOIA, meaning ‘jewel’ in Portuguese, is chef Henrique’s London debut. JOIA Restaurant offers guests dramatic views from the 15th floor overlooking the iconic Battersea Power Station and showcases Henrique’s vibrant, unique, and fresh take on traditional plates using the best of British and Iberian produce.

    JOIA Bar is a destination in its own right, take a seat at our glamourous new sky-high destination and enjoy a selection of elegant and inventive drinks from our carefully curated menu. Get a new perspective on the London skyline from this jaw-dropping unique space overlooking the iconic towers of Battersea Power Station.


Refund/ cancellation policy

  • A no-show fee of £299 will apply to free of charge ticket holders who cancel within 72 working hours of the event start date
  • Tickets can be substituted up until the day prior to the event start, to allow a colleague to attend in place of the original registrant
  • 80% refund up to one month before the first date of the event
  • 50% refund between one month and up to two weeks before the first day of the event
  • No refund where cancellation is received with less than two weeks’ notice.
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