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Training and Development
The network operates across NHS organisations in England. Its remit is to provide the infrastructure for improving leadership and professional development skills, raising standards and sharing best practice through economy-wide learning.
The Skills Development Network uses a dedicated website, www.skillsdevelopmentnetwork.com, to publicise and support its work. The website is the primary source of information for all staff in providing resources for personal and organisational development.
Skills Development activities include but are not limited to:
- Professional Education and Qualifications
- Lifelong Learning and Continuing Professional Development
- Talent Management
- Career Development
- Widening and Improving Technical Skills
- Achieving Excellence
- Partnership working
- Sharing Best Practice
The HCSA promotes the work of supply chain staff at all levels in healthcare. The HCSA provides training events and educational seminars, sponsors awards and hosts a high-profile annual conference. The HCSA is affiliated with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
The Charted Institute of Purchasing and Supply is the leading voice of the procurement and supply profession and, with a global community of over 103,000 in 150 countries, the largest. We set the standards for the profession and are the only regulated body in the world to promote a Code of Conduct.
We are (a registered charity and) the only professional body in the UK dedicated to protecting the public interest by setting and promoting the highest standards in financial management and governance in healthcare. We encompass a membership community that represents a third of all finance staff working in UK healthcare.
We seek to represent, support and provide high quality, independent and objective advice to our members and the wider healthcare community. We aim to promote best practice and innovation in financial management and leadership across the UK health economy through our local and national networks.