Are targets helping the NHS to improve?


Do you work in healthcare or the NHS in the UK? Interested or involved in performance improvement? Concerned by the need to improve quality while under pressure of resources? Then consider attending a symposium on 11 April 2016.


The focus will be on the management of healthcare in general and the NHS in particular, drawing analogies and comparisons with the ex-Soviet system of healthcare management.

Topics include:

  • Current healthcare management thinking vs. ex-Soviet healthcare thinking
  • The use of numerical targets (including deadlines) as a method to increase performance
  • Interpreting indicators (especially flowcharts)
  • Managing and understanding hospital (NHS) budgets
  • Procurement and contracting

Host for the day: John Morgan.

ATTENDANCE FEE   £45 includes tea & coffee breaks, and buffet lunch.

To book email Secretary, Brian Leeming  

Venue:  The Round, Nettle Hill, Brinklow Road, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JL

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Rail: 15 minutes taxi from Nuneaton or Coventry. 

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