Branch / Kent, Surrey and Sussex Branch

Welcome to the branch

The health organisations in Kent, Surrey and Sussex are supported by the HFMA Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Branch. We are an active committee, working to provide a schedule of events designed to compliment the national programme, and to reflect the interests and needs of our local membership.  We are always looking for suggestions, ideas and input and would welcome anyone who is interested in becoming more involved with the organising committee.

The next KSS Branch annual conference will take place in October 2024.

What makes the branch unique?

Branch annual conference

The branch is particularly proud of its annual conference, our flagship event which takes place over a 24hour period. The location is changed biennially to each county helping to ensure it is as accessible as possible to all our members. Day One consists of regional updates from senior finance leaders, prominent key note addresses, experts on current/specific issues facing the health service. A menu of workshops aligned to the theme of the conference and closing day one with a gala dinner and award ceremony recognising the achievements of colleagues locally. Days Two begins with a Patient Champion, career stories to inspire and motivate with closing sessions from motivational speakers.

Mini summer conference

Our Mini Summer Conference has become a prominent event in our calendar, providing the opportunity to network and socialise after an afternoon of topical and relevant sessions. The venue is chosen that allows for an activity to follow on from the afternoon sessions.

Ongoing engagement with bands 2 to 6 members

The Branch is keen to seize the opportunity provided by the national offer of free membership to all finance staff in Band 2-6. The branch has very recently surveyed branch membership to identify the needs of all its members and to look at what can be tailored specifically for Bands 2-6.

Growing branch student network

The branch is proud to have a member on the National Student Committee who is currently working on building a network for students within Kent, Surrey and Sussex. We are proud to link in with Eastern Branch for the jointly hosted Student Conference held each year.

Ongoing member engagement

We would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to be involved in the student network. In addition to this network there are fantastic opportunities to represent the branch on any of the national HFMA committees and special interest groups. If any of these sparks your interest, we would welcome, encourage and support anyone who would like to get involved.

Featured events

Upcoming events in this group.