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Commissioning for Health and Social Care CPPD

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Course overview

Content outline

  • Introduction to and comparison of international commissioning and purchasing policy, models and structures
  • The development of commissioning policy and practice.
  • Overview of policymaking and the management of change.
  • Business, leadership, collaboration and negotiation skills.
  • Introduction to the roles and functions in commissioning organisations.
  • How to connect the public health agenda and local health needs assessment with intelligent and strategic commissioning for health and social care
  • Understanding clinical data, and managing and manipulating data.
  • Referrals, costs and outcomes.
  • Accountability, regulation and risk management. Planning services and earning contracts

Module dates

Term 3:

MAY: 21 May, 28 May 2019
JUN: 4 June, 11 June 2019

Module Submission Date: 12 July 2019



English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.