Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Introductory Guide - NHS Governance

Introductory Guide - NHS Governance (Paperback)

To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock


Development of good governance is the key foundation on which NHS organisations can build so that they are ready to face the challenging times ahead. By explaining what governance is and how it works in practice within an NHS organisation, this guide will help your organisation to develop a sound and effective framework of governance that is not regarded as an unnecessary bureaucratic 'add-on' but rather an intrinsic part of the organisation's DNA, embedded at all levels. This updated version takes account of key policy developments in the governance arena. It also looks forward to the coalition government's programme of reforms which are in the process of being implemented. Wherever possible we have included practical examples to help bring the theory to life and to encourage NHS organisations to review their own approach in the light of others' experiences. As in the previous edition, we have retained a summary of 'learning points' at the end of each chapter and supplemented this with a list of key questions that organisations may want to think through to test whether or not their approach to governance is working effectively in practice.

There is also an appendix that provides board members with a self assessment tool that they can use to review the health of their organisation's governance framework.

BusinessFinance & accountingFinancePublic financeMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & services Publisher: Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Publication Date: 29/11/2011 ISBN-13: 9781904624691  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Developed by HFMA's Governance & Audit Committee which promotes best practice and innovation in standards of Governance and Audit across the UK health economy and through HFMA's local and national networks. The committee develops guidance to help organisations put in place sound governance arrangements and effective audit. Committee publications include the NHS Audit Committee Handbook and the Introductory Guide - NHS Governance (previously titled Effective Governance in Healthcare: an Introductory Guide). The committee is populated by HFMA members from NHS bodies and representatives from the IAPG and Audit Commission.

More books by Anna Green

Leave Review


Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Public-Private Partnerships for...
E. R. Yescombe; Edward Farquharson
Central Banking in Turbulent Times
Francesco Papadia; Tuomas Valimaki
MHA MacIntyre Hudson's Yellow Tax...
Nigel Eastaway
Agent-based Modeling of Tax Evasion:...
Sascha Hokamp; Laszlo Gulyas; Matthew...
Latest Blog
On Memory and Forgetting

David Whitehouse talks to us about memory and forgetting, and how his personal experience influenced his new novel, The Long Forgotten.

The End of the F***ing World creator, Charles Forsman, picks his favourite coming of age books

The End of the F***ing World creator, Charles Forsman, picks his favourite coming of age books.

#FoylesFive: Annihilation

With the release of Annihilation on Netflix it's the perfect time to catch up with the book that starts Jeff VanderMeer's unsettling Southern Reach trilogy.

View all Blog Entries
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd