HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association)

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 50137

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Category: Financial Services & Legislation, Governance & Compliance, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals


The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the professional body for finance staff working in healthcare. For 70 years it has provided independent support and guidance to its members and the wider healthcare community.

It is a charitable organisation that promotes the highest professional standards and innovation in financial management and governance across the UK health economy through its local and national networks. The association analyses and responds to national policy and aims to exert influence in shaping the healthcare agenda. It also works with other organisations with shared aims in order to promote financial management and governance approaches that really are ‘fit for purpose’ and effective.

The HFMA is the biggest provider of healthcare finance and business education and training in the UK. It offers a range of professional qualifications in both healthcare business and finance and primary care management, which also provide a route to an MBA in healthcare finance. The association is also an accredited provider of continuing professional development, delivered through a range of events, e-learning and training.

Accredited Activities:

HFMA has a wide portfolio of online learning courses, briefings, and events accredited by the CPD Standards Office. Take a look at their website to find out more here:

Who Should Attend:

The HFMA bitesize online courses provide an overview of NHS finance and governance through topics such as how finance works in the NHS, how services are paid for, commissioning, governance and budgeting, and more.

Our online learning courses are relevant to all clinical, managerial,  operational and finance staff working in the NHS as well as other healthcare professionals working outside of the NHS.

The briefings and events provided by the HFMA are predominantly aimed at NHS finance professionals. They provideaccess to high quality and relevant content to support professional development and best practice.

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