Board development programme: NHS finance for senior leaders, September 2024

Date: 12 September 2024

Time: 09:30

Venue: Virtual event via Zoom

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Course overview

Board members have responsibility for ensuring that all services are safe, effective, and sustainable. This responsibility includes organisations being financially, as well as clinically, sustainable. As a board member with joint and several liability, there is an expectation that directors will have an appropriate level of financial knowledge and understanding to provide the required oversight and challenge.

Alongside a fit for purpose financial report, having sufficient knowledge and understanding to review and challenge the financial information presented is a fundamental requirement of any board member. Delegation of responsibility to a finance committee is not an option as boards must retain overall responsibility for such matters. All board members must be able to contribute to the debate in a knowledgeable and constructive manner.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of NHS finances to enable board members and senior managers to understand good financial reporting and what to look for, along with how to ‘join up the dots’ between monthly financial reports, the integrated performance report, and the annual accounts.

Who should attend?

"It was a very informative and well presented refresher course for me, with the break out sessions being very helpful for sharing best practice. The case study was a good test as it covered a lot of potential learnings."

Stephen Dilworth, NED    Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and Croydon University Hospitals

Virtual course format

This course is a full day event running in two sections across one day. The course will be delivered on Zoom. Estimated timings are:

Section one: 9.30am-12.30pm
Section two: 1.30-4.00pm

Please note this is subject to change.

How to book  

Module cost per delegate (ex VAT) - Member: £260, Non Member: £312

Module cost per delegate (incl. VAT) - Member: £312, Non Member: £374.40

You need to provide a purchase order number at booking to confirm your place on this course. Card payments are also accepted. Follow the 'Book now' link at the top of this page to book your place. You need to create an account if you have not already done so.

"This was an excellent event all round. Really well structured and facilitated, lots of useful information and ideas that I can use, and a nice group. Thank you very much."


In-house training

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation with in-house training and can be tailored to your requirements. Enquire now

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