This type of commissioning takes in to consideration the type of interventions that are effective, but that are more preferable to the patient. It means that the commissioning process becomes more patient-centric, focusing on health outcomes, rather than process outcomes. It often involves co-productive working with patient representatives who capture what outcomes are important to patients/communities.
John Baker looks at the implications of the leaked NICE review on #SafeStaffing for Nursing in Inpatient Mental Health Settings, which was recently uncovered by HSJ journalist Shaun Lintern.[read the full story...]