Health and social care professionals from across the
region gathered at the University of Wolverhampton to take part in
a Masterclass on commissioning.
The University’s School of Health and
Wellbeing hosted The Commissioning for Quality, Caring for
People event at the Wolverhampton Science Park on Friday 29 June
The event focused on the future of health and social care
commissioning in England and Wales and the keynote address was
given by Mark Britnell, chairman and partner of Global Health
Practice KPMG LLP.
Other keynote speakers include Dr Glenn Mason, Director of
People, Communities and Local Government with the Department of
Health and Professor Jon Glasby, Director of the Health Services
Management Centre at the University of Birmingham.
The event also saw the launch of the University’s new MSc course
in Commissioning for Health and Social Care.
Professor Linda Lang, Dean of the School of Health and
Wellbeing, said: “Commissioning is the key to achieve the best
possible quality outcomes for health and social care service users
and their carers.
“The event brought some key people from across the sector to
Wolverhampton and it was very enlightening.
“It also gave us the opportunity to launch our new course. The
aim of this is to support colleagues in current and new
commissioning roles to develop the science and art of
commissioning, as it applies to the people and populations they
The MSc starts in October.
Picture caption: (from left to right) Professor
Linda Lang, Dean of the School of Health and Wellbeing, University
of Wolverhampton Vice-Chancellor, Professor Geoff Layer and Dr Mark
Britnell, Partner and Chairman, Global Health Practice KPMG LLP
with the speakers and expert panel from the Commissioning
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