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PenCLAHRC joins EU network for cost containment and improved quality of healthcare

Posted on May 25th 2017
in PenCLAHRC people, Training

PenCLAHRC joins EU network for cost containment and improved quality of healthcare

The escalating cost of healthcare is a problem common to all EU countries and national governments are looking at different ways to tackle this. There is often anxiety that managing costs will mean healthcare becomes more dangerous or risky - however this does not have to be the case.

A network of healthcare stakeholders from 24 EU countries has been set up to develop ways of containing costs whilst maintaining, or even improving, the quality of healthcare. PenCLAHRC’s Professor Nicky Britten is one of just two UK representatives on the Action’s Management Committee, whilst Dr Helen Lloyd and Dr Mark Pearson are...

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PenCLAHRC training puts evidence into practice

Posted on October 13th 2016
in Training

PenCLAHRC training puts evidence into practice

A series of courses designed and run by PenCLAHRC are helping to put evidence at the heart of an organisation’s decision-making process.

Designed to empower NHS staff to use the latest developments in research, guidance and technology, the training is delivered by the CLAHRC’s experts in operational modelling, PenCHORD.

In an effort to give healthcare managers experience in computer simulation, PenCHORD recently ran a session attended by the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT).

Hannah Trebilcock, a Clinical Audit Officer at SWASFT, was one of those in attendance who was quickly able to put her new skills into practice.

Back at base...

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Job opportunity - Events and Training Assistant

Posted on May 11th 2016
in Job opportunity

Job opportunity - Events and Training Assistant

We are looking to recruit an Events and Training Assistant who will make a significant contribution to the delivery of PenCLAHRC's events programme and capacity building activities.

The postholder will be an enthusiastic person, with good interpersonal skills, who is able to organise and manage a quickly changing workload. They will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), in addition to strong IT skills. Experience of working in a healthcare and/or academic environment and familiarity with events planning and preparation would be an advantage.

This post is available immediately (up to full-time) on a fixed-term basis until 31st July 2017.

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