This e-learning programme provides a comprehensive overview of the core knowledge and key components required to take responsibility for the effective maintenance of primary care finance systems within a practice or group of practices.
It will provide a baseline for anyone in an administrative or management role within primary care who already has limited involvement with finance and accountancy management and wants to expand their knowledge in order to extend their responsibilities.
In this updated version, our team of researchers has summarised the latest information affecting General Practice finance, ensuring you are up-to-date with all the changes and signposting you to the most recent publications affecting your practice.
The updates include:
- The impact of Covid-19 on finances
- NEW statistics and analysis of the General Practice Workforce
- Changes to the Statement of Financial Entitlements released in October 2020
- Amendments to the Network Contract DES released in September 2020 explained
- Updates to the GP contract agreement
This programme consists of 8 modules. It is estimated that each module will take 1-2 hours to complete. The modules are:
- Understanding Finance in Primary Care
- Format of Accounts
- Internal Controls
- Controlling Expenditure
- Payroll and Pensions
- Other Practice Finance Considerations
To see more detail on the units covered in these modules please click here.
This is a flexible, online programme ideal for Level 3 and above. Level 2 in numeracy and basic IT skills are recommended.
A range of formats and learning methods will be included including case studies, interactive exercises and worksheets and knowledge checks.
What do your colleagues say?
Rated 4.5/5 by learners.
“I am in the middle of completing the Exellence in Primary Care Finance course, which is excellent.”
“Excellent course and I would recommend it for increasing knowledge of primary care finance”
“I thoroughly enjoyed this course and am looking forward to implementing the knowledge learned as part of my development.”
“Really enjoyed the course”
How much does it cost?
The cost for the course is £495 and includes the PMA Academy certificate awarded on successful completion.
If you would like to know more, please contact the PMA Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0330 111 6459 and we will be happy to speak to you in more detail about how the PMA e-Learning Programme can benefit you.