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January 2019

Understanding Health Finance for Scrutiny

January 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AN
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£195

This session will de-mystify how the NHS is organised and help councillors and officers involved in health scrutiny to develop their knowledge and skills about NHS finance in order to carry out their role more effectively. With the implementation of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships and Integrated Care Systems, along with the NHS Long Term Plan, this course is the 'go to' event for anyone who wants to better understand how money flows around the NHS - between commissioners and providers…

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Scrutiny Guidance Seminar

January 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Highgate House., Highgate House, Creaton,
Northampton, Northampton NN6 8NN United Kingdom
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£145

On 28 January CfPS will be holding a seminar to discuss the Government’s new statutory guidance on overview and scrutiny.   The first general Government guidance on scrutiny since 2006, it will provide a vital opportunity for practitioners to reflect on current practice and to talk to their peers about how scrutiny will move into its third decade. While we don’t expect that the guidance will contain prescription for councils on the detail of how scrutiny should be done, its…

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February 2019

Accounting for Social Value in Scrutiny

February 7, 2019 @ 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

Social Value UK (SVUK)  and CfPS will deliver a one-day training workshop to scrutiny officers and elected members of local authorities in the UK to provide them with the knowledge and skills required to understand and use social value information. The course aims to provide elected members and officers with the knowledge to support better scrutiny and recommendations that takes account of social value. The workshop will help attendees to understand the importance of the Principles of Social Value and…

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

February 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street
Manchester, M1 3BB 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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Enhancing sexual health, reproductive health and contraceptive services through health scrutiny – Bristol

February 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Armada House, Bristol, Telephone Avenue
Bristol, BS1 4BQ! 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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Questioning skills

February 26, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Enhancing sexual health, reproductive health and contraceptive services through health scrutiny – London

March 20, 2019 @ 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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