Carillion collapse led to delays and extra costs
Carillion collapse led to delays and extra costs
by Seamus Ward
17 January 2020

Two hospitals that were being built under private finance schemes until the collapse of Carillion will be completed late and with higher costs, according to the National Audit Office.

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2020 vision – are NHS boards clearly sighted on cyber security?
2020 vision – are NHS boards clearly sighted on cyber security?
by Tony Cobain
16 January 2020

Boards and chief information officers need to start talking the same language

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Bermuda Shorts 16: I’ve never heard of Leonard Skinner!
Bermuda Shorts 16: I’ve never heard of Leonard Skinner!
by Bill Shields
13 January 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer reflects on health systems’ different approaches – both real and perceived differences – to tackling the same wider determinants of health

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A tariff to support transition
A tariff to support transition
by Andrew Monahan
09 January 2020

The consultation on the 2020/21 national tariff has a distinctly transitional feel to it and offers some insight into future years. But how long until future changes are introduced?

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Blended payments expansion gets green light
Blended payments expansion gets green light
by Steve Brown
20 December 2019

Blended payments will become the default reimbursement model for outpatient attendances in 2020/21, but local areas will be able to choose between blended payments and the pathway system for maternity services, NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced.

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Election watch – epilogue
Election watch – epilogue
by Seamus Ward
13 December 2019

With Boris Johnson returned to office with a large majority, NHS staff will be wondering what it means for the service.

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HFMA Awards 2019 – finance director
HFMA Awards 2019 – finance director
12 December 2019

Over recent years, when a trust broke even it seemed like a time for celebration. But breaking even at one trust – bringing it out of financial special measures in the process – and, in the same year, delivering the biggest surplus recorded at another trust must surely be acknowledged nationally.

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HFMA Awards 2019: deputy finance director
HFMA Awards 2019: deputy finance director
12 December 2019

Having joined Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust in July 2018, new deputy director of finance Eva Horgan – and the 2019 HFMA Deputy Finance Director of the Year – had an immediate impact with a restructuring of the finance team.

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HFMA Awards 2019: governance
HFMA Awards 2019: governance
12 December 2019

Three bodies have been awarded this year’s HFMA Governance Award for a joint submission based on a shared governance framework that better supports the achievement of savings across the system.

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HFMA Awards 2019: value and innovation
HFMA Awards 2019: value and innovation
12 December 2019

This year’s Value and Innovation Award went to a programme that has strong clinical-financial engagement and delivers better services to patients as well as savings.

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