Tag Archives: World Class Commissioning

Local Health Systems: Principles of Re-Design and Performance Measurement (LGA / King’s Fund / ADASS / SOLACE / CfPS / ADPH)

Summary The Local Government Association has issued a list of basic principles for planning service re-design. Local systems should aim to meet these fundamental requirements for improving services to achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes. Full Text Link Reference Shared … Continue reading

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Mental Health Liaison Services for Dementia Care in Hospitals (Department of Health, Strategic Commissioning Development Unit)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary This document explains the evidence used to identify eligible patients for mental health liaison services in general hospitals and community … Continue reading

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Joint Commissioning Framework for Dementia (Department of Health, 2009)

Summary This Joint Commissioning Framework provides best practice guidance (as of 2009) for commissioners to support implementation of the National Dementia Strategy (NDS) within the context of World Class Commissioning and Putting People First. It includes a Joint Strategic Needs … Continue reading

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NHS Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Dementia Strategy

Summary NHS Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly started to prioritise improving dementia care following a county-wide review of services in 2007. The PCT has a three-year strategy to improve dementia care and has established a programme board. Services are jointly commissioned … Continue reading

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