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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: Tuesday 19 and 26 May 2020
JUN: Tuesday 2 and 9 June 2020

Module Submission Date: TBC



English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0