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February 2019

Questioning skills

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

Key skills and knowledge for effective scrutiny  The ability to ask good, pertinent questions lies at the heart of successful and effective scrutiny. It is not a skill that any councillor automatically possesses once elected. Good questioning requires preparation, reflection, the ability to listen and skill in thinking on your feet. It also requires a keen understanding of what questions will result in answers that will allow scrutiny to get hold of the evidence it needs to make a difference…

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March 2019

Enhancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Contraceptive Services through Health Scrutiny – Leeds

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Studio, Leeds, Riverside West
Leeds, LS1 4AW United Kingdom
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Free

The Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS) has been funded by MSD to undertake a national project to develop the role of scrutiny in the provision of sexual and reproductive health services. The purpose of the project is to promote scrutiny of sexual health services, leading to improved public health outcomes for service users. As part of the project the CfPS have undertaken two local ‘inquiry days’ and a national round table. The outcomes of these events have informed the development…

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Scrutinising Council Performance

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

The session will be based on practice at a range of councils as each council’s use of performance information is will depend on a range of different factors, unique to that authority.   The session will include an explanation of performance management and its importance and discussion of the fundamental building blocks required in order to achieve the aim of improving outcomes for the public.   The following areas will also be covered: Accurate measurement Reasons for underperformance Scrutiny questions…

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NHS Long Term Plan: Supporting NHS/Local Government Relationships

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Reserve your place on our half day workshop (09:30 - 13:00) to be held in London or Southern England - venue to be confirmed. Who should attend:   •             NHS staff involved in implementing STPs/ICSs •             Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee members •             Officers supporting health overview and scrutiny •             Health and Wellbeing Board members •             Directors of Adult Social Care •             Directors of Public Health •             CCG lay members •             Provider non-executives and public governors   The NHS and…

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Enhancing sexual health, reproductive health and contraceptive services through health scrutiny – London

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Broadway House, London, Tothill Street
London, SW1H 9NQ United Kingdom
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Free

The Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS) has been funded by MSD to undertake a national project to develop the role of scrutiny in the provision of sexual and reproductive health services. The purpose of the project is to promote scrutiny of sexual health services, leading to improved public health outcomes for service users. As part of the project the CfPS have undertaken two local ‘inquiry days’ and a national round table. The outcomes of these events have informed the development…

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June 2019

Introduction to Scrutiny

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

Date: 5 June 2019 Venue: Royal Society for Public Health, 59 Mansell Street, London, E1 8AN Cost: £195   You've successfully landed a scrutiny role, but what exactly are your responsibilities?   What makes a good scrutineer and how will you know if you are making a difference? How are you able to maintain positive working relationships to influence policy development? How do members get hold of the information they need in order to be effective? CfPS’s Introduction to scrutiny…

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Expert Chairing Skills for Scrutiny

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

The role of the Chair is pivotal in ensuring scrutiny has an impact. This course is not only about how to run a meeting – it is a course about how to be an effective scrutiny leader, an advocate for transparency and inclusion in your authority and working effectively with the executive. All of which will give scrutiny a higher profile and improve the lives of local people. Drawing on CfPS research and expert facilitation, delegates will learn the best…

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Financial Scrutiny Skills

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

Many authorities recognise the need to invest in financial scrutiny training in order that members can provide constructive challenge to the assumptions underpinning a council’s approach to financial planning whilst also capitalising on the social intelligence implicit in councillors’ community leadership roles.  Overview This action-focused one day workshop is aimed at Scrutiny Chairs, Scrutiny Officers, Scrutiny Members, Backbenchers, Chairs of Audit, Section 151 Officers and Senior Finance Officers. Through participation in this session delegates will: Better understand how financial scrutiny can engender greater…

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July 2019

Scrutinising Social Value

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

Are you missing an opportunity to maximise the positive impact of council services and decisions on your community? In financially challenging times, with increased focus on scrutinising value for money, are you ensuring that social value is given equal consideration?   Making social value a feature of scrutiny could be an innovative approach towards making scrutiny truly community-centred.   A one-day training workshop jointly delivered by Social Value UK (SVUK)  and CfPS aimed at officers and councillors involved in scrutiny.…

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