Paul Briddock
A step towards a more long-term view
by Paul Briddock
07 April 2017

What struck me about the report by the Lords Select Committee on Sustainability in the NHS was the level of agreement it highlighted among those giving evidence – including the HFMA.

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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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Reality check
by Paul Briddock
01 December 2016

The HFMA’s latest analysis of current financial pressures, based on finance director views, highlights concerns over efficiency expectations.

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Sensitivity important in application of ‘reset’
by Paul Briddock
22 July 2016

The financial reset announced by NHS Improvement and NHS England aims to ‘sharpen the direct accountability’ of trusts and clinical commissioning groups to live within the resources available.

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Corporate costs: when the cap doesn’t fit
by Paul Briddock
12 April 2016

The Carter report on NHS productivity should in general be welcomed by those charged with improving efficiency in providers and transforming the delivery of services. It puts a focus on data and evidence to identify opportunities to improve value and support change.

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