• The shrinking value of the commissioning pound

    16 June 2017

    This briefing shows that rising inflation, along with a growing population, has resulted in a real terms decrease in the value of the CCG funding allocations. The analysis projects that by 2019/20, CCG funding will diminish by £5.72 per person on average when compared with 2016/17 funding.

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  • Type 2 diabetes prevention programme

    16 June 2017

    NHS England has produced a short animation to mark Diabetes Week. It follows a fictional character’s journey on discovering he was at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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  • Health matters: child dental health

    16 June 2017

    This edition of the public health newsletter focuses on effective interventions to prevent tooth decay in children under five years.

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  • Effective negotiation: tapping in to your natural resources

    15 June 2017

    In this interactive, one-day training event on 5 October in London, 12 October in Birmingham and 2 November in Manchester we will discover how to make the best of a skill that we possess naturally and yet rarely use to best effect – negotiation.

    Successful negotiation is a tool used by all successful professionals, not a skill for special situations. This workshop promises to increase your awareness of negotiation, helping you to use it more effectively.

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  • Take your place with confidence in the changing provider landscape

    15 June 2017

    PCC has added new dates in its learning and development programme for new and aspiring leaders of provider organisations, such as GP hubs and federations.

    The nine half-day sessions help leaders to acquire the knowledge they need, including understanding the changing NHS landscape, the legal and governance requirements of federations and other new organisations, and the skills required to build effective teams and collaborate with others in the local health economy.

    Find out more about the Confident Leader. The next programme will run in Birmingham from 21 September.

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