This channel describes the radical reforms envisioned in the Health and Social Care Act and how they affect your job and customers, commissioning and procurement.
The updated NHS structure channel will help you understand the market by looking at the roles each organisation plays and how they fit in to the overall structure of the NHS. It will help you gain an understanding of who are the decision makers, pin point which bodies hold the purse strings, identify who regulates the industry and distinguish the frontline organisations that bring your products to patients.
Quality, outcomes and value lie at the very heart of the NHS's ambitions. These three concepts imply higher standards of care as well as efficiency and productivity savings. This course provides a grounding in the ideas behind improvements; explains some of the ways in which performance is judged and measured; and gives pointers on how the industry can foster better relations with customers to help them meet their goals.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry Code of practice 2014 is now out. Are you aware of what has changed?...