Tagged: commissioning

Regulations on procurement, patient choice and competition published

Following the public consultation carried out in August 2012, the government has now laid regulations. These regulations are to help ensure that commissioners’ decisions on buying clinical services are transparent … Read more → – Regulations on procurement, patient choice and competition published

Response to consultation on proposals for commissioners to deliver best value published

13 February 2013 update* The Department of Health’s response to the consultation on proposals to protect patients’ interests by ensuring commissioners operate within a framework of rules to secure the … Read more → – Response to consultation on proposals for commissioners to deliver best value published

Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services

A  consultation to help ensure fair and transparent pricing for NHS services is opened today by the Department of Health. From April 2014, Monitor and the NHS Commissioning Board will … Read more → – Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services

Briefing gives short overview of the ban on age discrimination

This briefing, ‘Implementing a ban on age discrimination in the NHS – making effective, appropriate decisions’ gives a short overview of the ban on age discrimination. It is specifically aimed … Read more → – Briefing gives short overview of the ban on age discrimination

Report recommends which specialised services should be commissioned nationally

A report by the Clinical Advisory Group for Prescribed Services (CAG) has been published, recommending which specialised services for people with rare conditions should be commissioned nationally in England. Read … Read more → – Report recommends which specialised services should be commissioned nationally

2011-12 programme budgeting guidance

Guidance documents for the 2011-12 programme budgeting data collection are now available. Published on 12 June 2012 the programme budgeting guidance is aimed at supporting commissioners and NHS providers in … Read more → – 2011-12 programme budgeting guidance

Personal health budgets easy read leaflet published

A revised version of the information leaflet about the personal health budgets pilot programme, in easy read format is published. Personal health budgets is one of the ideas that the … Read more → – Personal health budgets easy read leaflet published