Top finance team scoops regional award

The finance team at Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust has scooped an award for excellence at a regional industry ceremony.

The team won Finance Team of the Year at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) West Midlands Branch Awards 2015 at a ceremony on Thursday 11 June.

It was the first awards ceremony held by HFMA West Midlands, and aimed to celebrate excellence in finance departments and to recognise local achievements, hard work and commitment within the region.

Mark Axcell, Director of Finance at Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, said: “It was fantastic to see the Healthcare Financial Management Association recognising the great work the team has done in the past 12 months.

“The judges were particularly impressed with the high quality of our financial management and financial accounting processes. I am really proud of them and it gives us a fantastic platform to keep on developing the support we give to our clinicians.”