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Commissioning for Health and Social Care CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

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 11, 18 and 25 May 2021 at 10:30am - 4:30PM (online classes)
JUN: Tuesday 1 June 2021 at 10:30am - 4:30PM (online classes)

Module Submission Date: TBC



English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0