Cost collections to go ahead, but later in the year
Cost collections to go ahead, but later in the year
by Steve Brown
06 April 2020

The National Cost Collection (NCC) has been postponed until later in the year as a result of the service’s current focus on responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Bermuda shorts 17: going bananas!
Bermuda shorts 17: going bananas!
by Bill Shields
06 April 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board reflects on self-quarantine and the territory’s procurement and staffing challenges in the face of Covid-19

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Keeping the network running
Keeping the network running
by Mark Knight
02 April 2020

The HFMA will continue to support the NHS finance function in this crucial time and ensure that people stay connected

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Covid-19 update: 3 April
Covid-19 update: 3 April
by Steve Brown
02 April 2020

Things change rapidly in the new world of the Covid-19 pandemic. And this week provided a lesson in the importance of looking at statistics about the spread and impact of the virus over time rather than focusing on day-to-day variations.

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Debt write-off and capital regime outlined
Debt write-off and capital regime outlined
by Seamus Ward
02 April 2020

The government is to write off £13.4bn of NHS debt and has released details of capital spending for the coming year.

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Increased focus on prompt payment
Increased focus on prompt payment
by Seamus Ward
01 April 2020

Senior finance staff are being encouraged to ensure suppliers are paid promptly, as NHS England and NHS Improvement continue to develop their response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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NHS in England sets out pre-virus financial position
NHS in England sets out pre-virus financial position
by Seamus Ward
29 March 2020

Acute trusts in England overspent against the 2019/20 plan by £690m at month 10, before the service stepped up its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Finance rules simplified as service focuses on Covid-19 measures
Finance rules simplified as service focuses on Covid-19 measures
by Seamus Ward
27 March 2020

The NHS has welcomed measures that aim to reduce the burden on finance teams as the service focuses on treating patients with the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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Sunak tops up NHS funds
Sunak tops up NHS funds
by Seamus Ward
27 March 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak allocated an initial £2.9bn to help health and social care tackle the coronavirus outbreak as he promised the services he would give them ‘whatever it takes’.

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Most NHS staff to avoid pension tax after Budget
Most NHS staff to avoid pension tax after Budget
27 March 2020

A change in the tax regime will prevent senior clinicians and managers falling foul of pension tax rules.

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