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Public CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Savana

    Forced Marriage


    To raise awareness around forced marriage. Knowing the difference between forced and arranged marriage and recognising the emotional and physical impact. Safeguarding of children &... Read more

  • Savana

    Note Taking


    The course will explore the process of note taking highlighting how to make appropriate notes, company policies, confidentiality, data protection and the law concerning children and... Read more

  • Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit

    Exercise Raven - Recovery Coordinating Group (RCG)

    Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit

    Recovery phase following a reservoir breach and town flooding incident

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  • The Point of Care Foundation

    Training For Schwartz Round Facilitators And Clinical Leads

    The Point of Care Foundation

    This two day training course prepares facilitator to run Schwartz round safely and effectively that discuss emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

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  • The Point of Care Foundation

    Schwartz Round Mentor Development & Training Day

    The Point of Care Foundation

    The purpose of this training and development day is to bring together new and existing mentors to ensure they are confident with the mentoring procedure and familiar with the materials. Read more

  • The Point of Care Foundation

    Patients As Partners In Codesign

    The Point of Care Foundation

    This 3 day programme is designed to teach the theory and practice of experience based codesign – a method which engages staff and patients to work together to understand better... Read more

  • The Point of Care Foundation

    Schwartz Rounds: Group Reflection On Healthcare Delivery

    The Point of Care Foundation

    These rounds are a structured confidential multi-disciplinary forum for all staff to come together on a monthly basis to discuss and reflect on the emotional and social aspects of... Read more

  • YoungMinds

    Perspectives On Self-Harm: Improving Responses And Minimising Harm


    This course is for practitioners with children and young people who want to increase understanding of self-harm, to explore the reasons children and young people self-harm and to... Read more

  • DODS Group plc

    Understanding UK policy making

    DODS Group plc

    This interactive one-day programme is designed to provide participants with an overview of UK policy-making processes; where to engage in those processes and how to start influencing... Read more

  • Action on Hearing Loss

    Deaf Awareness

    Action on Hearing Loss

    This is a face-to face course that covers deafness (statistics and terminology); communication and barriers to communication; barriers in services; what British Sign Language is and... Read more

  • Action on Hearing Loss

    Start to Sign

    Action on Hearing Loss

    The course's aims are to enable delegates to be able to participate in a brief conversation with a Deaf person in the workplace and to develop some Deaf cultural awareness

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  • African Foundation for Development (AFFORD)

    Understanding And Influencing Policy

    African Foundation for Development (AFFORD)

    This course will help participants to understand the nature and processes of policy formulation and implementation and gain the skills required to participate effectively in policy... Read more

More information about Public

The UK public sector is a major component of the total UK economy. According to Open University research, public expenditure in 2008/09 amounted to £618bn and constituted 48% of GDP. The public sector employs just under 6 million personnel (approx. 19% of total UK workforce) and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of public services including: pensions and benefits (28%), health (18%), emergency services, law enforcement, and education (13%).

According to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the UK voluntary sector contributes £11.7 billion to the UK economy, and employs approximately 765,000 (2.7%) of the total 27.9million UK workforce.

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