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The Shine Nursing Home Project – Shortlisted for a Nursing Times Award 2011.

Date 08.09.11

The Shine Nursing Home Project has been shortlisted in the Nursing Times Award 2011 the Care of Older People category .  This is a fantastic achievement as the number of nominations this year rose by 138% over last year’s.  Read full story

Clinical Commissioning Group Training Courses

Date 05.09.11

To address the needs of Clinical Commissioning Groups, and ensure all staff involved in commissioning have the necessary commissioning skills and knowledge, Unique Improvements have developed a range of commissioning training courses specifically designed for NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. Read full story

UK Commissioning Campus Established

Date 16.08.11

Four of the UK’s leading skills-development organisations have come together to form a commissioning campus. Read full story

Institute of Commissioning Professionals Partnership

Date 05.08.11

Institute Commissioning ProfessionalsUnique Improvements are proud to be working in partnership with the Institute of Commissioning Professionals to provide our Teesside University Accredited Commissioning and Engagement training courses. Read full story

Unique Improvements Change of E-mail Addresses

Date 05.08.11

As of Friday 29th July 2011 our Domain www.uni.gb.com has been taken down by the domain registrar. This is due to a legal dispute over the rights of the domain between two registration organisations. The impact of this for Unique Improvements means that we have had to shift our domain from www.uni.gb.com to www.uni.uk.net Read full story

Phillip Davies MP – ‘Minimum Wage a hindrance to disabled Jobseekers’

Date 20.06.11

What a way to start a week!  To hear someone in a position of some influence come out with such an inflammatory and negative statement. 

At Uni we have just spent six months working with disabled people to put together the Disability Employers Guide www.disabilityemployersguide.co.uk  which was funded by the Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Partnership and is a resource to help employers recruit Read full story

Uni Bursaries 2011 – FAQ’s

Date 05.06.11

What is a Uni Bursary?

A Uni Bursary is a match funded initiative from Unique Improvements.  It provides one free place for every purchased training place on one of five university accredited courses. Read full story

Unique Improvements Launches Uni Bursaries

Date 25.05.11

Free training places on University Accredited Courses

Unique Improvements, a North West based Social Enterprise specialising in Commissioning & Engagement Training, is pleased to announce the launch of Uni Bursaries.  Read full story

Manchester SHINE Programme – the right care in the right place at the right time!

Date 20.05.11

On the 5 May 2011 at the SHINE celebration event, Manchester Care Homes rightly celebrated the success of the SHINE programme. The event, which was attended by clinicians, GPs, care home staff, residents and their relatives celebrated the success which was achieved within a 12 month pilot funded by the Health Foundation. Read full story

GP registrars call for Commissioning Training

Date 16.05.11

GP registrars call for commissioning training amid the widespread apprehension across the UK about the up-and-coming changes to the GP role that the NHS reforms will bring according to a recent report by pulsetoday.co.uk. Read full story