South West Finance Academy

Create, develop and support a leading NHS Finance community for the South West that reflects the population we serve and supports the delivery of the NHS Finance Development Strategy.

By working collaboratively with staff across all organisations and grades, and bringing together our senior leadership, we want to strive to make improvements across the finance function and deliver the National Strategies in line with our regional vision.

Key areas of focus

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.

Championing equality, diversity, and inclusion

We will ensure that there is equality, diversity and inclusion in organisational culture and career development, as well as in recruitment.

Networking

We will increase the networking, sharing and collaboration opportunities across the region, and will focus on the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Finance Leadership Executive

Members of the Executive are responsible for developing programmes and initiatives to ensure the regional delivery of the NHS Finance Development strategy, set by the NHS Finance Leadership Council.

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SDN Events

Find all upcoming South West Skills Development Network events here.

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Academy aims

The Academy has set out regional priorities in a three-year strategy, outlining a number of key aims under three central workstreams.

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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.

Find out more

Championing equality, diversity and inclusion

The South West Finance Academy will ensure that there is equality, diversity and inclusion in organisational culture and career development, as well as in recruitment.

Find out more

Networking

The South West Finance Academy will increase the networking, sharing and collaboration opportunities across the region with a focus on the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Find out more