Systems in England will receive an £800m boost this year to support the costs of strikes, but will be expected to live within revised allocations.
Work to address health inequalities in waiting lists must be funded from core budgets rather than on an ad hoc basis.
Healthcare staff delivering NHS services in non-NHS organisations will now receive one-off payments awarded to NHS staff as part of pay deal.
The HFMA has a new website. Mark Knight provides a tour of the new features that will help members navigate wide-ranging member benefits.
Four chief finance officers make up this year’s shortlist for the HFMA Finance Director of the Year Award in the 2023 HFMA awards.
NHS England has been asked to provide formal explanation of the fall in NHS productivity following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Health boards still face difficult decisions to balance budgets this year, despite the Welsh government providing an extra £425m in budget update.
Healthcare leaders welcomed the government’s agreement to meet the BMA as a positive step towards resolving ongoing industrial action.
Social care workforce development strategy will aim to identify the care workforce needed over the next 15 years.