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Manchester seminar: Effective De-commissioning: the flip side of effective commissioning (21 October, 2015)

Overview of seminar including slidepack


Chris O’Leary

Researcher at the Centre for Public Policy and Health, Durham University

In this seminar Chris argued that the flip-side of effective commissioning is effective de-commissioning. He drew both on his research and his practical experience of de-commissioning to set out an effective process for de-commissioning services that is evidence-based, defensible and takes account of the human costs. This included how to make a business case for de-commissioning and how to manage different stakeholders in the de-commissioning process including service users and staff.

Please see the attached slidepack for further information.

Effective de-commissioning seminar presentation

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