Required viewing
by Mark Knight
28 February 2017

HFMA chief executive Mark Knight tunes in to the stresses of working in today’s health service

Healthcare Finance - Comment
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Slow progress
by Steve Brown
28 February 2017

There is support for integration and better local working, but progress is slow

Healthcare Finance - Feature
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The NHS rocks!
by Mark Orchard
28 February 2017

Amid the headlines, there are positives if you are prepared to look, says HFMA president Mark Orchard

Healthcare Finance - Comment
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In defence of our managers
by Steve Brown
28 February 2017

Healthcare Finance editor Steve Brown says an NHS crisis hasn’t begun until someone questions the role of management

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Whole service response needed to current pressures
Whole service response needed to current pressures
by Paul Briddock
10 February 2017

This week, the NHS has dominated the media and we’ve been closely following the BBC NHS Health Check which has delved further into the issues surrounding the health sector.

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CCG reserve to offset deficits
CCG reserve to offset deficits
09 February 2017

The £800m reserve set aside by clinical commissioning groups will be used to offset deficits across the health service, NHS England said.

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STP governance arrangements – what and how?
STP governance arrangements – what and how?
by Lisa Robertson
06 February 2017

As sustainability and transformation plans turn from visions into practical reality, we need to learn fast from early forays into system-wide governance. What is working well so far, what are the perceived barriers and what should each area consider in developing their own governance arrangements?

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Mind the gap
Mind the gap
by Mark Orchard
02 February 2017

Let’s keep perspective and a focus on ending 2016/17 in the best possible financial shape.

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Standards put NHS on path to better costing
Standards put NHS on path to better costing
by Steve Brown
01 February 2017

New costing standards to underpin NHS Improvement’s accelerated Costing Transformation Programme were due to be released at the end of January.

Healthcare Finance - News
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OECD highlights healthcare waste
OECD highlights healthcare waste
by Seamus Ward
01 February 2017

It is likely that around a fifth of healthcare spending makes little or no difference to good health outcomes, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Healthcare Finance - News
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