Health

The following information streams outline issues relevant to the health sector, including the public health system, social care and health integration, and financial management. They also offer guidance on the general principles of VAT as it impacts on the NHS and bring together advice and guidance on complex issues including business/non-business activities and the COS rules.

TISonline Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care and Health

The Adult Social Care and Health information stream provides guidance on the financial, legislative and policy-led aspects of the social services function. The information stream contains detailed guidance on specific adult client groups, exploring the particular needs of these groups as well as the local authority’s role and responsibilities. The content also identifies key issues which impact on all areas of social services such as performance and regulation, funding, charging and emerging policies.
TISonline Financial Management and Corporate Governance

Financial Management and Corporate Governance

The Financial Management and Corporate Governance information stream highlights the main features of financial administration in the UK and seeks to provide an understanding of the main features of 'governance'. The information stream deals with core public service issues and concepts in respect of financial functions, strategy, control, standards and ethics, and stewardship.
TISonline Health VAT

Health VAT

The Health VAT information stream provides health service VAT practitioners with guidance on the general principles of VAT as it impacts on the NHS and brings together advice and guidance on complex issues including business/non-business activities and the COS rules. The information stream is supported by the Healthcare Financial Management Association and is linked to the HFMA VAT Technical Sub-Committee.
TISonline Public Health

Public Health

The Public Health information stream is aimed primarily at finance and public health professionals in local authorities, but also at a wider audience of those working in public health in other organisations with an interest in the financial aspects of the public health system. The stream outlines the background to the current design of the public health system in England and provides information, data and analysis on the sources of funding. It also offers analysis of the ringfenced grant to local authorities, and of budgets and outturn data at a national level, along with links to information from Public Health England and other sources.