Tag Archives: Value in Commissioning

Support for Commissioners of Dementia Care (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a guide to support commissioners, clinicians and managers in the commissioning of high-quality evidence-based care for people with dementia and their carers. The NICE support for commissioning dementia … Continue reading

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Potential Conflicts of Interest Among CCGs / GP Commissioners (BBC News / BMJ)

Summary An investigation reported in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that more than one-third of GPs on the boards of new NHS commissioning groups in England could have potential conflicts of interest. According to the BMJ, 426 (36%) of the 1,179 GPs it investigated in … Continue reading

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Guidance for Commissioners of Dementia Services (JCP-MH)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This document has been written by Ruth Eley and the JCP-MH editorial team. It is based broadly on the Dementia … Continue reading

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Guide to Commissioning for Maximum Value (SROI Network / Local Government Association)

Summary The Social Return on Investment (SROI) Network and the Local Government Association have launched their new “Guide to Commissioning for Maximum Value” which relates the principles and practices set out in the Cabinet Office’s 2009 “A Guide to Social … Continue reading

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