Specialist procurement lawyers from healthcare law firm, Hempsons, will be providing training on the latest developments in procurement law. The session on 11 September in Leeds is aimed at staff responsible for commissioning and/or decision making and will cover the latest procurement law issues, in particular the implications of the “light touch regime”. It will also cover procurement law challenges and sharing of Hempsons’ experiences. Following the session you will have a greater understanding of the legal principles that apply when you make commissioning decisions in this ever-changing area of law. You will also have considered the key areas of risk that may arise when making your commissioning decisions.
Pressure on commissioners and providers to deliver integrated care systems is growing, but the same obstacles stand in the way of progress. GP practices and other primary care organisations need to know what’s coming, and other parts of the system need to understand that there can be no ICS without the willing participation of primary care. PCC has published a sneak preview of events in the summer and autumn where we plan to bring together practice managers, GPs, commissioners and others with an interest in ICS to discuss examples from around the country of areas successfully working within the constraints of existing legislation and policy to transform how services are planned and provided. Read the article.
PCC is looking for a programme support officer to support its dental contract reform (DCR) programme. The role will involve working closely with the dental contract reform programme manager to support them to facilitate the delivery of the DCR programme, integration of work streams and timely issue resolution. The job description is available here.
Applications should be sent to Wendie.email@example.com by 5pm on Friday 15 June 2018. Interviews will be held in London w/c 25 June 2018 and the successful candidates will be notified w/c 18 June if they have been successfully shortlisted for interview.