This course explores the history of the NHS, highlighting key legislation that has resulted in the NHS as it is today. The accountability links between Parliament, Government, the Department of Health and Social Care and arm's length bodies will also be explored. Once completed, you will understand the role of the regulators, the regulatory regime and its outcomes.
This course is relevant to those who are new to the NHS, managing a budget, operational staff, clinical staff, primary care staff and finance staff.
You can complete this intermediate course as part of a series of 11 courses, to achieve the HFMA Intermediate certificate ‘How finance works in the NHS’. This is equivalent to an undergraduate level certificate worth 20 academic credits.
You need to complete this course and the below series of intermediate courses, as well as the assessment to achieve the qualification. For full details and/or to purchase the assessment and study skills package please contact the HFMA Academy team 0117 938 8329 or email email@example.com.
Available to individuals not working for the NHS
Available to individuals working for NHS organisations
Available to individuals working for HFMA partner programme member organisations
If you are looking to train groups or cohorts of staff in your organisation there are subscriptions available to provide access to the HFMA bitesize short courses for all staff that you wish to train. Whether you want to provide online training for a specific cohort of staff or roll out wider access to larger groups across your organisation, there is an option for you.
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