Developing our people

The South West Finance Academy will promote NHS finance as a career, nurture talent and support growth in finance, innovation and leadership skills.

Talent Management

Equitably cultivating everyone’s best potential for the benefit of the NHS, with talent management that leaves no one behind.

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Career Stories

Find a variety of career stories and experiences shared from colleagues working in NHS finance in the South West. These career stories help to showcase different career journeys, what a career in finance can offer you, and different entry routes into NHS finance.

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Skills Development Network Events

Find all upcoming South West Skills Development Network events in the South West here. Please note, you will need a One NHS Finance account to be available to view events.

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HFMA qualification and MBA

The South West Finance Academy is providing fully funded places for the HFMA qualification in healthcare business and finance and the MBA top-up programme.

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NHS Finance – bitesize short course

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

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Coaching

The Finance Academy is supporting South West staff to use the HFMA executive coaching service.

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Mentoring scheme

In partnership with HFMA, One NHS Finance are pleased to offer a complimentary mentoring service to all full HFMA members, including those in bands 2-6 and individuals employed by organisations holding a minimum of ONF Level 1 accreditation.

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Sponsorship programme

The Sponsorship programme is a reciprocal relationship in which a ‘Sponsor’- person in a more senior position – can guide and positively impact their Sponsee’s career progression by opening doors to opportunities not necessarily accessible through usual routes and connecting them with other colleagues within their organisation and local systems.

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