NHS England, with the assistance of Public Health England and NHS Right Care, are releasing comprehensive data packs to support Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The aim is to offer commissioning support to CCGs, helping them to identify opportunities for improving outcomes and delivering better value locally.
Commissioning for Value insights packs [official website]. London: NHS Right Care, October 2013.
There is an introductory leaflet explaining the CfV programme:
Commissioning for value: a programme to help CCGs improve healthcare and identify value opportunities for their populations. London: NHS England, Public Health England and NHS Right Care, October 2013.
Commissioning for Value: Comprehensive Data Packs to Support CCGs (NHS England)
“Working with Public Health England and NHS Right Care, NHS England has provided every CCG with a comprehensive data pack to support effective commissioning for value”.
Read more and view each CCG’s data pack: NHS England. Commissioning for Value. Packs are grouped by area:
- North of England commissioning region.
- Midlands and East of England commissioning region.
- South of England commissioning region.
- London commissioning region.
Community Pharmacy: Local Government’s Public Health Role
The following briefing discusses the role of community pharmacy services in local public health, covering local government’s statutory responsibilities for community pharmacy.
Community pharmacy: local government’s new public health role. London: Local Government Association (LGA) / Public Health England (PHE), October 2013.
Commissioning for Value: Pathways on a Page Packs for CCGs (NHS England)
The first CfV data packs (above) were published in October 2013. The follow-up “Pathways on a Page” packs, published in November 2014, provide in detailed data for 13 patient conditions most commonly identified as having the greatest potential for improvement.
These 211 CCG data packs are, as before, organised regionally (for convenience):
- London Commissioning Region.
- Midlands and East of England Commissioning Region.
- North of England Commissioning Region.
- South of England Commissioning Region.
Commissioning for Value: Pathways on a Page packs – November 2014. London: NHS England, November 2014.
Commissioning for Value: A second comprehensive data pack for CCGs. London: NHS England, November 6th 2014.