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NHS Health Matters report - Summer 2018
Timothy Merritt

22 August 2018

Welcome to RSM’s summer edition of Health Matters. In this edition we have included an eclectic mix of articles in this instance based upon recent experiences of our client delivery teams.

NHS Health Matters report - Spring 2018
Timothy Merritt

27 April 2018

As we enter a new financial year RSM’s latest edition of Health Matter’s concentrates on the constant requirement to ensure good governance is maintained. Whilst our experience of working in a wide and varied base of NHS organisations shows that governance is generally effective, a few recent CQC reports have highlighted concerns in this area. This edition is based around the theme of governance and covers a range of issues. Download your copy now.

NHS Health Matters – Winter 2017

14 December 2017

Welcome to the December edition of RSM’s Health Matters publication.

Are you failing to prevent tax evasion? Get ready for going digital

14 December 2017

The new Criminal Finances Act 2017 was introduced on the 30 September 2017 and will make the NHS criminally liable if they fail to prevent tax evasion by a member of their staff or via any associated person.

Procurement fraud - what to believe?

14 December 2017

One of the questions we constantly pose is ‘what is the prevalence of procurement fraud in the NHS?’ – would your organisation know the answer?

The NHS dilemma - how safe are your people?

14 December 2017

How does your board ensure that your patients remain satisfied and your reputation remains intact?

Analysis of 2016/17 internal audit high priority management actions in the NHS
Nick Atkinson

30 August 2017

The NHS continues to operate within a significantly challenging environment, and whilst the scale and depth of those challenges are well documented, pressure on the NHS is arguably greater than it has ever been.

Wannacry no more? - cyber security in the NHS
Timothy Merritt

21 August 2017

The Wannacry cyber-attack created panic within the NHS and the disruption that followed impacted patient appointments, access to health records and the ability to access and use a range of systems.

NHS Health Matters - Spring 2017

03 May 2017

In this edition we look at the governance arrangements around sustainability and transformation plans, how the new data protection regulation impacts the sector, examine whether the taxation system is affecting the NHS landscape and much more.

Whistleblowing - the importance of getting it right first time, every time

25 October 2016

Whistleblowing has been under the spotlight in recent years following the Francis Report, which led to a number of recommendations, in part to seek improvements to organisational culture, support for those who raise concerns and a reminder for organisations to review their own procedures to ensure they are known, accessible and operating effectively.