Learning for patients and the public (accredited courses)

Understanding the Health and Social Care Environment (UHSCE)

Who is it for? NHS volunteers who have an interest in understanding the health and social care environment and/or with responsibility for improving the health of communities.
Course objectives: By the end of the course participants will be able to recognise the key stakeholders in the health and social care environment and understand how to influence them. Participants will be able to use appropriate tools and methods to influence health and social care.
Type of learning: Online course with a full day face-to-face assessment session.
Duration of course: 12 weeks.
Assessment:  30 hours of study and a final assessment session.
Course date: Ongoing
How to apply: To register interest in this course, please email england.ppve-learning@nhs.net.

The next round of the UHSCE training course commences on 17 September 2019 and 19 November 2019.

The deadline for applications is 2 September (for the course starting on 17 September) and 4 November (for the course starting on 19 November).

Before you apply: Participants are asked to pay a deposit to the course provider to secure a place. The deposit is refunded on completion of the course.