Introduction to the NHS Course

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Introduction to the NHS Course

This course provides a basic overview of how the NHS works in the UK, focusing on England.

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  • NHS in figures
  • Department of Health and Social Care and its arm’s length bodies
  • NHS England
  • NHS mandate
  • NHS outcomes framework
  • Commissioning
  • Clinical commissioning groups
  • CCG outcomes indicator set
  • Health and wellbeing boards
  • NHS hospital trusts
  • Foundation trusts
  • Sustainability and transformation partnerships
  • Care Quality Commission
  • NHS Improvement
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  • The NHS in other parts of the UK

Who can take the course?

Medical representatives

Course Duration

1 hour

Certificate Duration

1 year