This post contains a scanned version of Section 7 of Module 2 of South Africa’s 1996 Hospital Strategy Project. Section 7 discusses decentralised financial management of hospitals and is a substantial report in its own right. Hitherto this part of Module 2 has not been available electronically. The other sections of Module 2 are available here.
If you use any of this material, please reference as follows:
Deloitte and Touche. 1996. Section 7. Decentralised financial management in hospitals. In: Monitor Company, Health Partners International, Centre for Health Policy and National Labour and Economic Development Institute. 1996. Module 2: Strengthening Hospital Management. In: Achieving equity, efficiency and accountability: a vision and strategy for South Africa’s public hospitals. Final report of the Hospital Strategy Project. Johannesburg: Monitor Company.
Contents of Section 7
Foreword, Contents, Glossary Fin Mx_Cover pages and contents
Executive Summary Fin Mx_Exec Summ
Chapter 1: Introduction and background to financial management Fin Mx_Intro
Chapter 2: The present situation Fin Mx_Present situation
Chapter 3: The ideal hospital Fin Mx_Ideal hospital
Chapter 4: Factors inhibiting the reform of hospital financial management Fin Mx_Inhibiting factors
Chapter 5: The context of decentralised financial management in South Africa Fin Mx_Context
Chapter 6: The way forward – creating effective decentralised financial management Fin Mx_The way forward
Chapter 7: Conclusions Fin Mx_Conclusion
Annexure A: Methodology Fin Mx_Annexure A
Annexure B: Framework for normative measures for financial management in the public sector Fin Mx_Annexure B Fin Mx_Annexure B contd.
Annexure C: Bibliography Fin Mx_Annexure C
Annexure D: The Bradshaw and Johnston conceptual model of information for financial management Fin Mx_Annexure D
Annexure E: The foreign experience Fin Mx_Annexure E
Annexure F: Tabular presentation of recommendations for pilot sites Fin Mx_Annexure F Fin Mx_Annexure F missing page
Annexure G: The dispensation of financial managers (I have not uploaded this annexure because it was written in 1996 and the regulations are certainly out of date)
Annexure H: Exemption from restrictive provisions of the provincial Exchequer Acts, Treasury instructions and financial regulations – enabling legislation (I have not uploaded this annexure because it was written in 1996 and the regulations are certainly out of date)
Annexure I: Delegations of Functions Bill – Gauteng Province (I have not uploaded this annexure because it was written in 1996 and the regulations are certainly out of date)
Annexure J: Lists of issues raised by provinces when discussing the draft report Fin Mx_Annexure J