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Innovation in Health and Social Care

2010-06-14

June 14, 2010, Press Dispensary. The Royal Society for Public Health (http://www.rsph.org.uk), with support from the Centre for Public Innovation, has launched a new range of one day courses on Innovation in Health and Social Care.

Whether you would like...to develop the skills and techniques to make innovation a reality in your organisation, or you are working to get your community involved in innovative projects, you will find these courses invaluable.
Richard Parish

As the UK faces shrinking budgets, public sector innovation is now more than ever essential to securing the best possible results from investment.  Innovation and a focus on client outcomes are at the heart of recent agendas, including High Quality Care for All, World Class Commissioning and Every Child Matters.  Public sector commissioners and service providers have been increasingly aware of the need to innovate, to deliver new services in creative and dynamic ways, to look at old problems from a different perspective, but must now acquire the skills to innovate.

In response to this rapidly changing environment, this series of new innovation courses has been developed to equip public sector practitioners and managers with the tools to deal with the rapidly changing economic environment.

Professor Richard Parish, Chief Executive of RSPH comments “Whether you would like to gain an understanding of the key concepts of innovation, to develop the skills and techniques to make innovation a reality in your organisation, or you are working to get your community involved in innovative projects, you will find these courses invaluable.”

Bernadette Bruton, Business Manager at CPI, says “The economic landscape that public sector commissioners and providers face can seem daunting.  However, it is not all doom and gloom.  Times like this can bring out the best in people.  With the right tools and approaches, commissioners and providers can take the opportunity to be much more creative and collaborative.”  

A series of six courses, focusing on different aspects of innovation and outcomes, are scheduled for 14th- 30th July 2010.

To find out more about this new range of courses, and other programmes offered by RSPH, visit www.rsph.org.uk or speak to Nicolette Smith on 020 3177 1625.

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Notes for editors
 The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is an independent, multi-disciplinary organisation, dedicated to the promotion and protection of collective human health and wellbeing. Through advocacy, mediation, empowerment, knowledge and practice we advise on policy development, provide education and training services, encourage scientific research, disseminate information and certify products, training centres and processes.
 The RSPH enjoys patronage of Her Majesty the Queen.
 The RSPH is a registered charity.
 The RSPH is the oldest public health body in the world, with over 150 years experience in protecting and promoting public health.
 The Centre for Public Innovation is considered one of the most forward thinking organisations in the area of public sector outcomes and innovation. It supports the development of innovation and outcomes in health, social care and criminal justice, working at all levels of government.

For further information, please contact:
Nicolette Smith, Royal Society for Public Health
Tel: 020 3177 1625
Email:
Site: www.rsph.org.uk

Bernadette Bruton
The Centre for Public Innovation
Tel: 020 7922 7822
Email:
Site: http://www.publicinnovation.org.uk

Media contacts

Nicolette Smith
Tel: 020 3177 1625
Email:
Site: www.rsph.org.uk

Bernadette Bruton
The Centre for Public Innovation
Tel: 020 7922 7822
Email:
Site: http://www.publicinnovation.org.uk

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