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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

GP Commissioning goes live in Cambridgeshire

Date 13.05.11

GP Commissioning is a hot subject at the moment. The government has paused to consider NHS reforms and GP commissioning, but health professionals in Cambridgeshire are pressing ahead with GP commissioning, Read full story

New Video – updated Early Presentation of Cancer Symptoms Programme in National Social Marketing Centre’s ShowCase

Date 25.04.11

ShowCase LogoOur award winning Early Presentation of Cancer Symptoms Programme has been updated on the National Social Marketing Centre’s Show Case and now comes with a short video of staff and teams involved in the work. Read full story

Greetings from the Second World Non-Profit and Social Marketing Conference in Dublin

Date 12.04.11

‘Is the Glass Half Empty – or Half Full?’ This was the question posed by Cormac Russell, Managing Director of Nurture Development (Ireland) and Faculty Member of the Assets Based Community Development Institute (USA), when Adrian and I met with him in Dublin, this week. Read full story

What is Commissioning?

Date 31.03.11

The NHS is in transition and there is much debate about what is commissioning and more importantly is the NHS any good at it? This is not a new question; every reorganisation since 1991 has considered the same question. However, Read full story

Unique Improvements Launches 2011/2012 Commissioning & Engagement Training Prospectus

Date 28.03.11

Building on the successful delivery of courses in 2010 Unique Improvements have expanded their training division and now offer a range of university accredited commissioning training and engagement training courses in partnership with Teesside University.

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Liverpool Business Centre, the home of Unique Improvement, has been named Business Centre of the Month by officebroker.com

Date 27.03.11

Liverpool Business Centre

Constructed in 2009, the impressively modern Liverpool Business Centre is conveniently located within stone throw of Liverpool John Lennon Airport and features a wide range of onsite facilities include meeting rooms and conference facilities, Read full story