NHS Finance – bitesize short course

Learn fundamental aspects of healthcare finance in England with free access to this HFMA bitesize short course.

The South West Finance Academy is supporting all NHS staff in the region looking to understand the fundamental aspects of healthcare finance by providing free access to the HFMA bitesize short course on NHS finance.

This course provides an overview of how the NHS is structured and financed. It explains how money moves from the taxpayer via HM Treasury to front line healthcare services, how this funding is spent and safeguarded.

What topics are covered in this course?

  • Background and structure of the NHS
  • Sources of funding and financial challenges
  • How the money is spent
  • Governance and control
  • The future of the NHS

This short course is accredited by the CPD standards office. On completion of this course you will receive a certificate of completion as evidence of 3 hours accredited CPD for your professional development.

To request access please email becky.vine@hfma.org.uk. Please include your name, job title, organisation and preferred email address.

New learners will be uploaded on a monthly basis and once you have been assigned you will receive an email from bitesize@hfma.org.uk with a link and your login details. You will then have up to 12 months to complete the course before the offer expires.