world-class commissioning

world-class commissioning

A statement of intent by the UK Department of Health aimed at delivering outstanding performance in the way it commissions health and care services in the NHS. The vision and competencies describe the shift towards world class, and the organisational competencies that primary care trusts (PCTs) will need to carry out that remit.
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World-class commissioning (1) aims to add 'life to years' as well as 'years to life'.
The role of clinicians in world-class commissioning involves strategic inputs--particularly needs assessment, deciding priorities and bringing professional experience combined with understanding of patient needs to the design of future services.
Achieving excellence in the world-class commissioning assurance framework will require evidence of real public and staff engagement as well as multidisciplinary clinical leadership.