Lisa Robertson
Audit reports provide key tool for audit committees
by Lisa Robertson
04 June 2020

To fulfil their responsibilities, audit committees should ensure they use all sources of information available including management and auditor reports

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Lisa Robertson
Year-end: non-executives’ critical role
by Lisa Robertson
21 February 2020

Are non-executive directors and lay members ready for the year-end annual report and accounts process?

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Corporate governance mapped
by Lisa Robertson
13 September 2018

A new tool from the HFMA for the first time gives access to all relevant NHS corporate governance documents from a single place.

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Strengthening system governance
by Lisa Robertson
20 August 2018

System working is here to stay and will be a key part of the 10-year plan – vital to its success is strong system governance.

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Ethically speaking
by Lisa Robertson
20 April 2018

Ethical responsibility is at the heart of the accountant's role and integral to governance and accountability in the NHS. A new HFMA briefing reminds finance staff and other stakeholders of these responsibilities.

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Tackling the system governance challenge
by Lisa Robertson
20 October 2017

Governance is poorly understood, but it is vital to securing good decisions and best outcomes, as well as avoiding problems.

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All systems go
by Lisa Robertson
01 September 2017

Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the NHS in England at the moment is the move to system-wide working. Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) – the alliances of bodies leading the development and implementation of sustainability and transformation plans – focus on place based working as a vehicle to deliver sustainable healthcare services.

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Carter: recipe for success
by Lisa Robertson
28 July 2017

Lord Carter’s report on productivity in acute hospitals provides the platform for individual trusts to understand and act on unwarranted variation across a range of activities. To make a difference, the challenge now is for finance leaders and clinicians to work together to explore the information and create effective solutions.

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