This course looks at how primary care services are commissioned and how they are delivered. Primary care operates as the gateway to most health services and is referred to by NHS England as the foundation of the NHS. This course looks at how many of these services are commissioned from independent contractors. The course concludes with an overview of how GP practices are responding to Government policy to encourage integration and joint working between health and social care.
This course is relevant to those who are new to the NHS clinical staff, budget and operational managers, finance staff, primary care staff.
You can complete this intermediate course as part of a series of 11 courses, to achieve the HFMA Intermediate certificate ‘How finance works in the NHS’. This is equivalent to an undergraduate level certificate worth 20 academic credits.
You need to complete this course and the below series of intermediate courses, as well as the assessment to achieve the qualification. For full details and/or to purchase the assessment and study skills package please contact the HFMA Academy team 0117 938 8329 or email email@example.com.
Available to individuals not working for the NHS
Available to individuals working for NHS organisations
Available to individuals working for HFMA partner programme member organisations
If you are looking to train groups or cohorts of staff in your organisation there are subscriptions available to provide access to the HFMA bitesize short courses for all staff that you wish to train. Whether you want to provide online training for a specific cohort of staff or roll out wider access to larger groups across your organisation, there is an option for you.
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