Orchard plans holistic association (HFMA 2016)
Orchard plans holistic association (HFMA 2016)
09 December 2016

New HFMA president Mark Orchard has vowed to ensure the association supports all finance professionals in the NHS, regardless of gender, ethnic background, where they work or whether they are qualified.

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Walker is FD of the Year (HFMA 2016)
09 December 2016

Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group chief finance officer Annette Walker has been named Finance Director of the Year at the HFMA national finance awards.

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Right first time expansion underway (HFMA 2016)
Right first time expansion underway (HFMA 2016)
09 December 2016

An initiative to challenge variation in orthopaedic surgery is being expanded to 30 specialties in an attempt to show what good likes across the NHS.

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Development programme to target aspiring leaders (HFMA 2016)
Development programme to target aspiring leaders (HFMA 2016)
08 December 2016

A new aspiring finance leaders pool will help to address high levels of interim managers currently occupying finance director and chief financial officer roles, the HFMA conference was told.

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Progress needed on STPs (HFMA 2016)
08 December 2016

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) must begin to make a difference over the next year or risk losing the faith of clinicians who have committed to the process, the conference heard.

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Workforce is number one finance risk (HFMA 2016)
Workforce is number one finance risk (HFMA 2016)
08 December 2016

Workforce issues will be the major challenge facing NHS organisations as they look to meet the productivity improvements needed to live within the current funding settlement, the HFMA annual conference was told.

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Mackey calls on trusts to address variation (HFMA 2016)
Mackey calls on trusts to address variation (HFMA 2016)
08 December 2016

NHS Improvement chief executive Jim Mackey acknowledged trusts faced difficult times, but insisted all had opportunities to increase their efficiency by reducing variations in performance.

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Baumann asks four questions of finance leaders (HFMA 2016)
Baumann asks four questions of finance leaders (HFMA 2016)
08 December 2016

Finance leaders should ask themselves four questions – on maximising value, the level of risk in the system, partnership working and leadership capability and capacity – NHS England chief financial officer Paul Baumann told the HFMA annual conference.

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Stockport on track for outcome-based payment (HFMA 2016)
Stockport on track for outcome-based payment (HFMA 2016)
07 December 2016

(workshop) Stockport will next year take the first steps towards an outcome-based payment system for its over-65 population.

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No control lost in outsourcing  (HFMA 2016)
No control lost in outsourcing (HFMA 2016)
07 December 2016

(workshop) Outsourcing financial back office services does not mean finance directors will lose control, according to Stephen Sutcliffe, NHS Shared Business Services’ director of finance and accounting.

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