Management resources

Information, guidance and best practice for managers working in the NHS.

Update on the financial closedown of PCTs published

This letter from Janet Perry, NHS Chief Financial Controller, provides an update for NHS Commissioning Board Local Area Team Directors regarding the financial closedown of PCTs. She outlines the accountability … Read more → – Update on the financial closedown of PCTs published

Draft reference costs guidance for 2012-13 published

Draft guidance for the collection of 2012-13 reference costs from NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts in July 2013 has been published today for comment and feedback. The intention is … Read more → – Draft reference costs guidance for 2012-13 published

NHS funding transfer to local authorities

The Department has written to the NHS Commissioning Board with provisional information on the transfer of £859m in 2013/14 to from the NHS to local authorities This funding was previously … Read more → – NHS funding transfer to local authorities

Payment by Results for acute and mental health services – road test of the 2013-14 package

The Payment by Results (PbR) road test exercise provides an opportunity for the NHS to test out the new tariff, and supports the planning process. The focus of the road … Read more → – Payment by Results for acute and mental health services – road test of the 2013-14 package

Payment by Results 2013-14 road test package

The road test exercise provides an opportunity for the service to test out the new tariff and supports the planning process. As in previous years the main focus of the … Read more → – Payment by Results 2013-14 road test package

Mental health PbR road test package for 2013-14

Provided below are links to the components of the mental health PbR 2013-14 road test package. If you would like to submit feedback on the draft guidance documents, please complete … Read more → – Mental health PbR road test package for 2013-14

Communications strategy agreed for potential flu pandemic

The Department of Health is publishing a communications strategy to assist in planning its response to a potential flu pandemic. This is a companion document to the UK Influenza Pandemic … Read more → – Communications strategy agreed for potential flu pandemic