Care purchasing conference will look at the changing environment


Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Healthcare market analysts and publishers Laing & Buisson will hold the Community Care Purchasing 2001 conference at the Lord¹s Cricket Ground conference centre in London. The conference, on Wednesday, June 27, will outline the future direction of service provision and offer guidelines for best practice from policy makers, local authorities and independent sector operators across the country. Speakers will analyse the changing environment within which community care purchasing, budgeting and planning takes place, enabling delegates to learn from the purchasing strategies adopted by leading authorities. Key issues to be covered include the following: … What will be the effect of growing emphasis on partnerships in purchasing, and working towards a “seamless” service? … How will Primary Care Trusts change community care purchasing? … Will using the Health Act Partnership Arrangements give greater flexibility? … How does Best Value work in practice for community care purchasers? … What is the Mark II





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