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Equality & Excellence Seminar: Energizing the NHS


Equality & Excellence Seminar: Energizing the NHS

When Mar 31, 2011 from 12:45 PM to 04:30 PM
Where London
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Contact Phone 020 8811 1501
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 Energizing the NHS: The Implications in BME Communities: 

  • The implications of the proposed changes to the NHS on black and minority communities, individuals and organisations.
  • Devolving power & responsibility for commissioning services to local consortia of GP practices who will commission majority of NHS services for their patients.
  • Promoting patient & carers involvement via embedding principle of “shared decision-making” to become the norm: no decision about me without me, creating HealthWatch, enabling patients to rate services and other measures.
  • Your response and feedback to the issues raised in the NHS White Paper.

The event will:

  • Raise awareness of the prospective changes to the NHS landscape
  • Recognise & discuss important issues from workers from black & minority ethnic perspective
  • Help to identify further opportunities to engage & contribute in the emerging NHS background
  • Provide direct feedback to the Department of Health on the Consultations
  • Understand Self Directed Care & Race equality
  • Develop BME Health and Social Care Providers & Launch BME Consortium

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