Tag Archives: Commissioning Outcomes Framework (COF)

Everyone Counts Guidance: Planning for Patients 2014/15 to 2018/19 (NHS England)

Summary The Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2014/15 to 2018/19 document presents NHS England’s guidance for achieving service transformation, integrated care and more convenient services, amidst financial challenges. It explains how commissioners can work with providers and local government to develop five-year … Continue reading

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Commissioning for Carers: First Principles for Clinical Commissioning Groups (Carers Trust)

Summary This report aims to ensure support for carers receives a high priority from CCGs. Supporting carers’ wellbeing can minimise costs and reduce overall spending in the NHS. Supporting carers helps commissioners meet their other required outcomes. The main section … Continue reading

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Consultation on Additional Indicators for the 2014/15 Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is consulting opinion on the 32 CCG outcomes indicators for inclusion in the 2014/15 Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (CCGOIS); formerly known as the “Commissioning Outcomes Framework”. The consultation … Continue reading

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Maintaining and Improving Quality in the New Health System (National Quality Board)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This National Quality Board (NQB) report explains how quality will be maintained and improved from April … Continue reading

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No Health Without Mental Health: Implementation Framework (Department of Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Mental ill-health is estimated to cost British businesses over £1000 per employee every year; almost £30 … Continue reading

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Clinical Commissioning Group Authorisation: Guide for Applicants (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary This draft guide assists emerging Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) develop their plans to navigate the authorisation process and become authorised CCGs. It gives a detailed description of the criteria, thresholds and evidence for authorisation and clarifies the three phases … Continue reading

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