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World class commissioning

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The world class commissioning programme is transforming the way health and care services are commissioned.

World class commissioning will deliver a more strategic and long-term approach to commissioning services, with a clear focus on delivering improved health outcomes.

There are four key elements to the programme; a vision for world class commissioning, a set of world class commissioning competencies, an assurance system and a support and development framework.

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NHS networks (opens new window)

A new section on the NHS networks website provides commissioners with news, guidance and tools, information on events and examples of good practice. To register online and find out more visit:

Social Enterprise Investment Fund

The Social Enterprise Investment Fund provides investment to social enterprises delivering health and social care services.

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