HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association)

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 50137

Category: Accountancy, Financial Services & Legislation, Government & Compliance, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Procurement


The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the professional body for finance staff in healthcare. For more than 60 years, it has provided independent and objective advice to its members and the wider healthcare community. It is a charitable organisation that promotes best practice and innovation in financial management and governance across the UK health economy through its local and national networks. The association also analyses and responds to national policy and aims to exert influence in shaping the wider healthcare sector. It has an interest in promoting the highest professional standards in financial management and governance.

Accredited Activities:

HFMA has a wide portfolio of online learning accredited by the CPD Standards Office. Take a look at their website to find out more here – https://www.hfma.org.uk/online-learning

Who Should Attend:

The objective of the HFMA e-learning is to 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.

Our suite of e-learning modules 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.  We have modules libraries for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In the last 10 years more than 22,000 learners have benefited from this training

Our e-learning content is also relevant to staff working for NHS suppliers and commercial organisations who provide  services to the NHS and the independent healthcare sector, who wish to understand different aspects of healthcare.

The NHS Operating Games have been designed to motivate participants, maximise enjoyment and engagement through capturing their interest and inspiring them to rethink the way things can be done in health and social care.

The games are used as an educational tool by more than 2,500 individuals ranging from ward managers, consultants, operational managers, healthcare professionals, GPs, Non-Executives and finance staff. It works from ward to board.

Organisations that have used the game include all types of NHS organisations, arm’s length bodies, medical schools and nhs suppliers.

Further Information: