Commissioning has an impact on patient outcomes, and whether services meet the wider needs of the population, and deliver value for money for the taxpayer.

Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.

Perspectives of paediatric hospital staff on factors influencing the sustainability and spread of a safety quality improvement programme

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22 March 2021

Hospital staff perspectives on sustainability and and safety of quality improvement programmes in paediatric care.

President Biden’s uphill task on US health care

Podcast
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22 March 2021

Episode 6. What can the Biden administration accomplish on health and health care in the next four years?

Webinar: The Health and Care White Paper unbound

Event
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11 March 2021

Watch back as our panel critically assessed the major proposals set out in the government's February White Paper on NHS and Care.

Open tendering and open performance: making care and support accountable to those who give and those who receive care and support

Research project

Project that is aiming to demonstrate the value of quality, open data and show the impact that transparent and open tendering has on the quality of a social care service and the experience of people g...

Changing health care with, for, or against the public

Journal article
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19 July 2020

Exploring public involvement in changing health care.

Between a rock and a hard place

Journal article
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6 April 2020

Comparing Arm's Length Bodies in UK.

Quiet bravery: how two local health economies are transforming their health and social care

Blog
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10 December 2015

'What we know is that our current models for delivering long-term care aren’t sustainable. We can’t keep being paternalistic and wanting to fix everybody and expecting everybody to just comply with ou...

Outcomes-based commissioning - much promise, but is it something that CCGs can actually deliver on?

Blog
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24 September 2015

Outcomes-based commissioning is all the rage in the NHS. Many clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are seeing it as currently the only viable commissioning route to deliver on the vision set out in th...

Impact of key GP characteristics on unscheduled secondary care use and patient outcomes

Research project

The Frontier Economics project examined whether GPs who are involved in training, commissioning and other initiatives achieve better outcomes for patients with long-term conditions, and contribute to ...

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