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The challenge of education commissioning ‐ part 1: seeking value for money

The challenge of education commissioning ‐ part 1: seeking value for money The new education commissioning system in the NHS in England offers opportunities to health care employers to achieve greater value for money. This article offers five means by which this could be achieved ‐ tighter contracting with Higher Education; moving from block to cost‐per‐student contracts; using alternative education providers; fostering multiprofessional core education and adopting more flexible training methods. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Health Manpower Management Emerald Publishing

The challenge of education commissioning ‐ part 1: seeking value for money

Health Manpower Management , Volume 23 (2): 3 – Apr 1, 1997

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0955-2065
DOI
10.1108/09552069710166661
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Abstract

The new education commissioning system in the NHS in England offers opportunities to health care employers to achieve greater value for money. This article offers five means by which this could be achieved ‐ tighter contracting with Higher Education; moving from block to cost‐per‐student contracts; using alternative education providers; fostering multiprofessional core education and adopting more flexible training methods.

Journal

Health Manpower ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1997

Keywords: Contracts; Core competences; Higher education; National Health Service; Training techniques; Vocational training

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