Health Service Planning Course

The Service Planning Certificate course will introduce you to the methodologies, theories, principles and tools behind the planning of health services.


Who Are The Courses For?

Candidates must have:
• Familiarity with health service planning concepts and terms
• Familiarity with healthcare utilisation analysis and market evaluation
• Basic understanding of population statistics and projection
• Understanding the organisation and delivery of health services
• Understanding and application of geographic divisions to health planning analysis
• Basic capabilities in the use of Microsoft Office and web browsers
• Prior attendace of Health Facility Planning is desirable.

What Is The Structure of The Courses?

The Health service planning is a 25+ hours intensive course held over 4 day-time sessions, the topic covered are as follows :
• Health service planning approaches and methods
• In-depth explanation of concepts and terms used in health service planning
• Health service data and conducting statistical analyses
• Service planning results and using them in planning practice
• HFBS Software Service Planning tools
• Feasibility Studies and Business Cases
• Country-scale Capacity Planning

About the Trainers

Robert Martin
Health Service & Clinical Service Planner, TAHPI

Robert is a highly skilled and experienced Health Service Planning professional with a broad portfolio extending over 30 years. He has managed and directed a large number of complex and challenging health service and asset planning projects, including significant recent work on capacity planning for Dubai and Abu Dhabi on behalf of the Health Authorities.Robert will be assisted by James Brown, Head of Service Planning at TAHPI.

James Brown
Head of Servie Planning, TAHPI

James is a Health Planning and Strategy Consultant with clinical and managerial experience in the Australian health system. He is a dedicated health service professional with over 10 years of clinical experience in both the public and private health sectors, he has tremendous expertise in areas such as rehabilitation, outpatient and acute care in large tertiary hospitals.