Ensuring PCT Financial Health

Venue: London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 18, 2006
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Description

Explore strategies for ensuring the financial health of your organisation at HSJ’s topical conference. With the introduction of PbR, controlling NHS spend has become the responsibility of PCTs and commissioning practices. Not only must PCTs ensure that their financial controls are as robust as possible, but they must also strive to reduce demand for expensive acute services.


As a delegate to this conference you will:

- Receive the latest in-depth assessment on the strengths and weaknesses of PCT finances
- Hear the results of a nationwide survey of demand management strategies
- Learn how to select best practice examples to replicate in your organisation


This conference will provide practical and tested solutions for:

- Proactively monitoring and managing spend under PbR
- Reducing inappropriate acute admissions and emergency admissions
- Developing cheaper appropriate alternatives in primary care
- Unlocking the potential of practice-based commissioning to reduce costs


The conference features an interactive panel discussion to cover a range of financial concerns. Expert panellists will discuss the issues. Questions and comments are encouraged from the audience, giving you the chance to voice your concerns and share your ideas for success.


Who should attend?

This conference highlights the need for different departments and organisations to work closely together to ensure the financial health of the NHS.

This conference will be of particular benefit to managers in: Finance, Commissioning, Service Development and Information.

With the spread of Practice Based Commissioning, GPs and practice managers should also make attendance a priority.

Take advantage of our group booking discounts and bring a multi-disciplinary team to the event.


Feedback from delegates at Financial Management Jan '06:

"Although I come from a different background to most of the other delegates, I learned a great deal"
Amita Katrak, Royal Free Hospital Hampstead NHS Trust

"A useful summary of current issues with helpful scenarios"
Clive Andrews, S Worcs PCT

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