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Premier Programme

The Pulse of Policy in Wales

(Premier Programme 2017/18)

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 (9:00am4:30pm)

Crickhowell , Powys

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Module details

Overview:

We’ll spend a day looking beneath the surface of health policy making in Wales.  Using some topical examples, we’ll try to understand what policy makers nationally and locally are trying to achieve and why, what gets in the way, and how to influence the process more effectively.  The approach is to combine academic policy insights with the direct experience of practitioners, in order to understand a little better the world in which we work.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the key drivers and constraints in health policy making and implementation
  • Explore what really lies behind the current reconfiguration of hospital and community services in Wales
  • Explore what ‘integrated care’ means, and what it could offer
  • Draw some conclusions about the likely future direction of Welsh health policy
  • Understand better what managers can do to improve services in Wales

Course Content:

Taking the Pulse I: What insights does policy theory have to offer?

Taking the Pulse II: Once-in-a-Generation change?  Hospital and community re-configuration in Wales

Taking the Pulse III: Integrated care: Panacea or Fad?

Feedback:

More to follow

Leader:

Marcus Longley

NHS KSF Assessment

Core Dimensions

Dimension

Value

2 Personal and people development:

2

4 Service Improvement:

3

5 Quality:

2

Specific Dimensions: Information and Knowledge

Dimension

Value

IK3 Knowledge and information resources:

3

Specific Dimensions: General

Dimension

Value

G2 Development and innovation:

3

G5 Services and project management:

2

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