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April 2017
£195

Effective use of evidence and data

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London,E1 8AN
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For most members and officers tasked with scrutiny, the problem isn’t about lacking the necessary information – it’s having too much. Making sure that scrutiny remains focussed and incisive requires a forensic and analytical approach to evidence and data. This course will help attendees to make sure they ask for, and are able to analyse, the key data required to pursue their lines of enquiry. It will enable them to have a better grasp on planning and performance and effectively…

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May 2017
£195

Advanced masterclass in health and social care scrutiny

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London,E1 8AN
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Health and social care masterclass This interactive one-day workshop will help officers and members with a good existing understanding of the health care system to gain greater insights about the latest developments from the Department of Health, NHS and Public Health England with an emphasis on how local authorities can respond to planned changes.   Through participation in this session delegates will: An in depth understanding of how to health scrutiny powers to build effective relationships with commissioners and providers; Understanding…

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June 2017
£195

Questioning skills

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London,E1 8AN
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Key skills and knowledge for effective scrutiny  Generic questioning skills training is often not designed for the unique non-executive work that councillors do, and doesn’t recognise the dynamic between councillors, officers, partners and the public. This seminar, however, is specifically designed for overview and scrutiny practitioners. For councillors, it will help them to develop and hone their skills in committee, and in task groups. For officers, it will help them to understand the supportive role they need to take on…

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£125

Anatomy of accountability – health scrutiny conference

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Amba Hotel, London, Bryanston Street
London,W1H 7EHUnited Kingdom
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Anatomy of accountability is a national health scrutiny conference, supported by NHS England, which will explore current and future health and care policy and delivery and identify the key areas where scrutiny has a role to play. Expert speakers will guide delegates through the most pertinent issues and a series of practical and interactive workshops will help delegates to formulate plans for local actions to tackle the challenges ahead. Despite recent announcements of extra funding for social care and Sustainability…

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July 2017
£195

Introduction to scrutiny

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London,E1 8AN
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Introduction to scrutiny This one day training course provides delegates with an overview of the basic skills and knowledge needed to be an effective scrutineer. Covering everything from the legislation that governs scrutiny, work planning, basic questioning and interrogation, building relationships and community engagement. Building on the core principle of fostering a culture of openness and transparency the day will help delegates to understand the best way of managing relationships with other councillors and officers to ensure scrutiny is seen…

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December 2017
£195

Scrutinising council performance

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
NCVO, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street
London,N1 9RL
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Scrutinising council performance More course information to follow shortly. Places cost £195 + VAT per person for Local Authority delegates and £225 + VAT per person for commercial sector delegates. Buy 3 get 1 free - In recognition that authorities may benefit from sending multiple delegates to the same training event. This discount is applied automatically at check-out. Full programme and timings to follow shortly.

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