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Understanding the Health and Social Care Environment: Engage For Change Online Training, starting 20 Feb

February 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Places are available on the UHSCE training course for current NHS volunteers who are interested in understanding the health and social care environment and / or with responsibility for improving health. By the end of the course you will:

 Recognise the key stakeholders in the health and social care environment and their relationship to each other

 Understand how you can influence these stakeholders and where you fit in the bigger picture

 Know what tools are out there to inform you work

 Be better able to choose appropriate tools and methods to influence health and social care

 Have carried out a practical intervention with a stakeholder on a health and social care theme of your choice

 Have prepared and delivered a presentation to share your experience with your peers

This Certa accredited course will be delivered online over twelve weeks. There are two rounds of the course that you can apply for starting on 20th February 2018 and 20th March 2018. The course is open to anyone who volunteers for the NHS. The course ends with a full day of assessed presentations which you must be able to attend. This day will take place in either Leeds or London and will be on either 15th May 2018 (for the course starting on the 20th February) or on 12th June 2018 (for the course starting on the 20th March) and will run between 9.00am to 5.00pm.

Cost: The course is free to participants (including covering travel costs for the final day) as the associated costs (of £700 per participant) are paid for by NHS England. Because of this we ask for a £50 deposit before starting the course to secure your place and to ensure participants fully commit to the course. The deposit will be returned to you on completion of the course. If this is a barrier to your participation please contact us on the email address below, as reduced rates may be available in some circumstances.

To apply: Please request the application form by emailing: england.ppve-learning@nhs.net These must be returned by 15th January 2018. Places are limited and priority consideration will be given to those volunteering for NHS England. However, we would like to ensure that places are allocated to reflect volunteering across a range of NHS business areas.

Closing date for applications: 15th January 2018



February 20
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Not applicable: Online training


NHS England