Local decision-making

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e-Learning refers to any education supported by the use of information and communication technology. On these pages you will find a variety of NPC resources designed to cater for your preferred elearning style.

The legal and ethical aspects of local decision-making:
Local decision-making e-learning resources The legal and ethical aspects of local decision-making Suggested ways to use these materials: Introduction This e-learning resource considers the legal and ethical aspects of local decision-making about the funding of medicines and treatments.

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Introduction

This e-learning resource considers the legal and ethical aspects of local decision-making about the funding of medicines and treatments. As such, it will be highly relevant to all members of NHS local decision-making (LDM) groups, PCT commissioners and PCT Boards. In addition, it will be of relevance generally to other NHS groups and individuals; for example, clinicians, provider trusts, clinical networks and specialised commissioning groups.

Using this resource

This resource consists of two core voice over PowerPoint presentations (E-learning events). One discusses the general legal and ethical aspects of local decision-making, the other focuses on judicial review. As well as being able to listen to the presentations, a full transcript is available for downloading. To reinforce learning from these presentations, a case study, FAQs, quizzes and exercises have also been developed. All parts of the e-learning are accessed from the menu to the left, together with hyperlinks to the core resources that provide context for this e-learning resource. It may help to familiarise yourself with these core resources before listening to these presentations.

Disclaimer

The information in this e-learning resource is provided to guide NHS organisations. It is provided without any assumption of liability to any individual, company or organisation. These issues are complex and sensitive. All NHS organisations and individuals should seek their own legal advice for specific issues and not to rely on this material. Neither NPC nor any individual who has been concerned with the preparation of this material accepts any liability to any person, company or organisation which seeks to rely on the information provided.

Quizzes

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Less than 60 minute e-learning events

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Case studies

A detailed real life example which will allow you to understand how others have approached this area. There may be other relevant examples within the shared practice area of the NPC website.

Review exercises

Reinforce your understanding and put some learning into practice by working through these exercises.