Valuable insights on strategic commissioning

14 December 2017

 

NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) has published a new briefing which aims to support the development of more strategic commissioning.

The document takes learning from high performing place-based systems of care that have developed in New Zealand, Sweden, Spain and the United States.

Recommendations from Making strategic commissioning work: Lessons from home and away include:

 

This report contains timely and valuable insights on strategic commissioning which will help inform the move towards accountable care structures that deliver more integrated care for the public.

Responding to NHS Clinical Commissioners’ briefing, the director of policy and strategy at NHS Providers, Saffron Cordery, said:

“This report contains timely and valuable insights on strategic commissioning which will help inform the move towards accountable care structures that deliver more integrated care for the public.

“Its conclusions echo many of the themes raised in our report earlier this year on the future of commissioning, which highlighted the need for conversations at every level – local, regional and national - about how we create the strategic commissioning function: one that improves health outcomes at a whole population level, and moves away from low value, high cost, tactical contract management, procurement and tendering.”

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