This paper is intended to update HFMA members on developments in financial reporting that may affect them as finance professionals working in the NHS.
Minutes for the HFMA Policy & Research Committee meeting on 8 November.
The National Audit office has published a report on progress tackling the distribution, sale and consumption of illegal drugs, which in 2021 caused the deaths of almost 3,000 people in England.
The NHS workforce in Wales cost £5.64bn in 2022/23, with £325m spent on agency staff, according to a data briefing from Audit Wales.
At the end of June, John Flook stepped down from his last NHS role as non-executive director.
The ‘unacceptably high’ backlog in the local government audit system may get worse before it improves.
Policy and Research Committee meeting summary