A one-day course focussing exclusively on NHS issues. Ideal for all junior trainees, Registrars, SpRs, SAS doctors, Consultants, GPs, Senior Nurses and NHS Managers.
- Maximum 18 participants. Only £275
- Full coverage of current NHS issues
- Mix of lectures and participative format
- Plenary and small group sessions
- Fully CPD accredited (6 CPD points)
10% discount if you book 2 places on this course, or book another personal development/interview course at the same time.
CONTENT OF THIS MANAGEMENT COURSE ON NHS ISSUES
The NHS is changing very rapidly form a centralised hierarchy to a developed network with greater competition. Strong leadership is needed to introduce the required effective change. Clnical leaders are needed to create a high quality seamless patient-centred pathways linking multiple NHS, private and third sector partners. YOU will have a much greater influence on service design and delivery. This one-day NHS issues management course is a one-stop shop to help you understand the emerging NHS and this affects you.
- Do you know how the NHS functions and the impact that current reforms are likely to have on the different players and stakeholders?
- Do you fully grasp the concept of clinical leadership and the role you will be expected to play within the new NHS?
- Do you want a better understanding of how you can help reconcile the tensions between efficiency, quality, cost savings, competition, patient experience and medical training?
This interactive one-day NHS issues management course will help you navigate the complexities of the NHS and current reforms. Through a series of discussions, you will gain a through appreciation of the impact these will have on your speciality and your own role.
During the day, you will discover and discuss a wide spectrum of issues, which will revolve around the following topics:
||WHY DOES THE NHS NEED TO CHANGE?
Learn about current and forthcoming reforms and changes. Understand the need for change and the impact they have on service delivery and heathcare professionals.
||THE NHS - MISSION, VISION & VALUES
An introduction to the NHS's core purpose and priorities.
||STRUCTURE OF THE NHS
The structure of the NHS is undegoing a dramatic transformation. Learn about the new commissioners, providers and regulators. We will also discuss pathways, networks and reconfiguration of services.
- Department of Health
- Strategic Health Authorities
- Primary Care Trusts
- Providers (Acute & Foundation Trusts)
- Arms Length Bodies (NHSIII, NPSA, NICE, CQC, NHSLA)
- Department of Health, Public Health England, Health Education England
- The Secretary of State for Heath Mandaate to the NHS Board
- NHS Commissioning Board (including Leadership Academy and new Improvement Body)
- Heath and Wellbeing Boards and Clinical Senates
- Clinical Commissioning Groups
- Providers (Foundation Trusts, private and third sector)
- Arms Length Bodies (NICE)
- Regulators (CQC - including HealthWatch - and Monitor
||STRUCTURE OF TRUSTS
Find out about the internal structure of Foundation and Acute trusts, who sits on the Trusts Board and what their roles are.
||FINANCE IN THE NHS
A comprehensive look at how the NHS is financed and how the various stakeholders are remunerated. Includes discussions on the following topics:
- Global context (credit crunch, deficit)
- Comparison of GDP spent on health worldwide
- Payment by Results
- Introduction to commissioning
- CQUINs (Commissioning for Quality & Innovation)
- CIP (Cost Improvement Programme)
- QIPP (Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention)
- PFI (Private Finance Initiative)
||KEY POLICY DOCUMENTS
Analysis and discussion on the key features of recent policy documents that define the modern NHS and how these are likely to be affected by the coalition government. This includes the Wanless Report (2002) and Darzi's High Quality Care For All (2008), an in-depth discussion on the consequences and impact of the Health and Social Care Act (2012), Innnovation, Health and Wealth (2011), The Power of Information - The NHS Information Strategy (2012).
||KEY POLICY THEMES
Discuss the key themes which will drive the NHS over the next 10 years. Topics discussed include:
- Quality (Safety, Effectiveness, Experience)
- Care closer to home
- Equity (NHS Atlas of Variation)
- Standards & regulation
- Leadership, particularly Clinical Leadership
- Engagement and bottom-up change
- Use of transparent information on quality to improve services
The above table is a non-exhaustive list of the topics that the course may address. The final list will be determined by the trainer closer to each course in view of recent debates and development. In addition, candidates will have opportunities to discuss any other topics that may be of interest to them.
WHY COME TO ISC MEDICAL'S MANAGEMENT COURSE ON NHS ISSUES?
In order to maintain the high quality of our courses, we accept only 18 participants on our management course on NHS issues. This enables interesting discussions to take place between candidates from a variety of backgrounds and specialities and allows each candidate to enquire and contribute on topics that interest them personally.
Fully up-to-date with current NHS issues
The content of the course is updated each time the course is run to take account of recent developments.
Written and delivered by experts
The course content, material and delivery is assured by experts in NHS management issues, under the direction of Sebastian Yuen, consultant paediatrician and previous Fellow of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
We make complex issues easy to understand
All participants appreciate our ability to make such dry topics as NHS issues sound interesting and lively. We know what you need and how to approach it.
DATES AND COSTS
New dates are added as and when courses fill up. Courses are currently planned for the following dates:
||Sat 11 May
||Sat 1 June
||Sun 21 July
FURTHER DATES WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE SOON
OPEN - Book online FULL COURSE
Grange Holborn Hotel, 50 - Southamton Row, London WC1B 4AR
or Grange White Hall Hotel, 2-5 Montague Street, London WC1B 5BP
Central London Kings Cross, Euston, Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square, Holborn
9:30am prompt start, until 5:30pm
£275, all inclusive (Course, substantial handout, refreshments & lunch)
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT OUR NHS ISSUES MEDICAL MANAGEMENT COURSE
ISC Medical has built a strong reputation for the quality of its courses and the personal attention that it provides to its client. Here is some of the feedback we obtained for past courses, both recent and older so that you can see the consistency of quality in our courses.
"Dr Yuen is a good facilitator, and drew all of us into the discussion. Mostly it felt like a small tutorial although occasionally we got stuck in a rut on one issue or pet topic. The content seemed relevant." (Jonathan, ST8 Paediatrics, NHS Issues course, March 2013)
"Small group and interactive teaching. Latest on hot topical issues. Pitched at right level with right level of detail. Big handout! Excellent resource" (Sarah, Spr Haematology, NHS issues course, March 2013)
"Excellent material. v informed speaker. liked informal style of question and answer with lots fact. made less boring than just going through scripted stuff" (Kerry, SPR Paediatrics, NHS Issues course, February 2013)
"Good format. Built up background in the morning, then presented the big picture of changes in NHS in the afternoon sessions. Sebastian is passionate about his subject, which comes through. I liked the fact that he was personally involved and interested in NHS structure and changes. Wasn't just reading lists or definitions, but rather giving the big picture, often from a personal experience, which made it mu ch more memorable and understandable. Very good. I have become much more interested in this as a subject as a result of attending this course and will become more involved in health changes going forward." (Christine, Consultant Oncology, NHS issues course, February 2013)
"1. Enthusiastic very well informed lecturer who was inspiring, welcoming and very approachable. 2. Excellent handbook 3. Beautiful venue" (Daniel, CST, NHS Issues course, November 2012)
"Good course. Covered a variety of NHS management topics but also taught about leadership in the NHS which was also good. Sebastian was approachable, and had good advice. He also made the course as relevant as possible for all candidates as there were people from many different specialities there. I was recommended this c ourse by a colleague. I found this course excellent overall as I'm now much better informed about NHS managerial issues and the changes that are taking place. I will certainly be recommending it to my colleagues too." (Oday, Senior Clinical Fellow, T&O, June 2012)
"Excellent communicator, with really thought provoking style which definitely encouraged interaction & debate. Excellent. Highly stimulating & motivating day." (Miles, SpR Plastic Surgery)
"Excellent trainer and the content of the course exceeded expectations. Sebastian was very motivational and very informed. Appreciated his directness and have come away energised by his teaching. Got a lot from the day. Many thanks." (Marianne, Consultant Ophthalmology)
"The content and delivery were excellent. The course was very interactive and a vast area such as NHS structure and management was extremely well covered with examples. " (Anil, SpR General Surgery)
"This course was just what I needed to understand the current NHS reforms. (Su, SpR Clinical Oncology)
"Would just like to say I attented the management course today... And just thought I'd reply and say how fantastic the course was... It was very imformative and Sebastian who led the course was excellent... Very engaging and kept the group very motivated... As a nurse attending the group with doctors I felt that the course wouldn't be as benefical to me... How wrong I was... I came away from the course with more than I expected...
I will recommend this course to all my colleagues." (Julie, Senior cardiac theatre practitioner)
"There I was thinking I couldn't be bothered reading all those reports for my interview. You made it look so simple. Thanks enormously for all your help." Jane (ST6, Gastroenterology)
"All these white papers and reports are no longer a mystery. A very good day, extremely useful. Would recommend to anyone." Harriet (ST6, Anaesthetics)
"Thank you for such an enjoyable day. I found all this NHS stuff really unfathomable before the course, but you were able to disentangle it all for me. Simply brilliant." Deepak (Consultant, Orthopaedics)
"Fantastic course. Really useful, a real help for my consultant interview." John (ST6, Paediatrics)
BOOK ONLINE FOR ISC MEDICAL'S MANAGEMENT COURSE ON NHS ISSUES
To book a place on our one-day management course on NHS issues, simply complete the form below with your chosen date and the name of the participant. Your booking will confirmed automatically as soon as we receive the payment via our secure online payment system. Full instructions for the course, including pre-course work will be sent to you by email well in advance of your course date.