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Commissioning for Providers course for Oral Health

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
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This session will look at the processes and principles of commissioning from the provider perspective and identify ways in which local clinical provider teams and departments can understand the challenges and requirements of commissioning, and therefore be able to present their contribution to the health of the local population.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explain the commissioning process from the perspective of a provider of NHS services
  • Outline the aim of commissioning healthcare services
  • Identify the principles of the NHS Constitution
  • Identify how clinicians contribute to improving the patient experience of NHS services
  • Demonstrate your contribution to leadership in your field of practice by reflecting on the part you can play in improving the quality of care in your organisation
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete these sessions in the Introductory Module:

  • Introduction to Leadership and LeAD
  • Introduction to Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework
Instructors / Speakers
Penny Lewis,
Leadership development facilitator and coach

Penny has a varied background combining a clinical profession with higher education, research, and service general management. Recently she has been working with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on the Enhancing Engagement in Medical Leadership project, including contributing to establishing the Medical Leadership Competency Framework, and specifically taking a lead for post graduate training. Penny is the Clinical Lead for the e-learning programme LeAD, both for medical leadership (through the AoMRC) and for clinical leadership (through the NHS Leadership Academy, and previously the National Leadership Council).

Posts in the NHS have included: Policy Lead in a Strategic Health Authority for leadership and diversity; Service General Manager for quality and education in an NHS Trust; and research supervisor and module leader for the multi-disciplinary MSc in Healthcare at the University of Exeter. Penny was Associate Lecturer in the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry Graduate School, specifically teaching on M.Ed. in Clinical Education, and Professional Skills for specialist registrars. Now working on a freelance basis, Penny has been offering training, facilitation and coaching to the public sector, especially senior staff and teams in healthcare.

Commissioning for Providers course for Oral Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Mentoring & Leading, Leading and managing, Coaching & Leadership
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
20 minutes
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