NHS commissioning

NHS commissioning

A term of art referring to the processes by which the NHS plans and pays for services and ensures these are fair for all, of a high quality and good value for money.
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Despite all this, we have now received notice from the national NHS commissioning body that our funding will be cut by 50% between October 2015 and 2018.
Major organization : THE NHS COMMISSIONING BOARD ( NHS ENGLAND )
OPTOMETRISTS ARE ideally placed to benefit from the creation of General Practitioner Federations when they are introduced across the UK in April 2016, an expert in NHS commissioning has said.
A report by the Commons Home Affairs Committee was highly critical of the lack of provision by "too many" local NHS commissioning bodies of properly staffed, roundthe-clock specialist alternatives.
and nine NHS Commissioning Support Units and their partners, have been
Solicitor Jennifer Maloney of Slater & Gordon said: "We have reached a settlement with the NHS Commissioning Group, responsible for the Primary Healthcare Trusts that supplied the bed and failed to fix or maintain it.
It can be used by all 600 NHS Trusts and 211 NHS Commissioning organisations to procure consultants for new build and refurbishment works for buildings including hospitals and GP surgeries.
Charity YoungMinds said 77 per cent of NHS commissioning groups had cut or frozen funding this year.
The NHS Commissioning Board refused to routinely fund the procedure but now some hospitals will be performing the surgery in a pilot scheme.
It had been feared that a new funding formula would mean Liverpool's NHS commissioning group losing almost PS51m - or PS103 per head - from its annual budget.
SIRT is the first treatment to be funded under the new NHS Commissioning through Evaluation policy that is hoped will improve the availability of cutting-edge cancer treatments.
The NHS commissioning statement recognises that SIRT should not routinely be used in the initial treatment of mCRC, for which chemotherapy and biological therapy are the current standards of care.