Guide / Introductory guide to NHS finance

30 April 2024
3 CPD hours

This guide is available for free for all NHS staff.

The HFMA’s introductory guide to NHS finance is a comprehensive guide of how the NHS finance regime works, as well as the wider landscape in which it operates. It is designed to give readers a solid grounding in – and practical understanding of – all key aspects of NHS finance and will provide contextual background that helps explain how the NHS has developed over the years.

The guide is a vital resource for anyone who wants to understand NHS finance and get the maximum value from NHS resources. It will be of interest to finance staff at all levels, non-executive directors, clinicians, budget holders and general managers. Indeed, anybody who wants to know more about how money works in the NHS; be they at the beginning of their career, moving to a new role, or just interested to understand the impact of recent changes.

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