Specialised commissioning

Dedicated web pages launched for 74 specialised services Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs)

NHS England has today launched a series of web pages dedicated to each of the 74 specialised services Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs). CRGs cover the full range of specialised services and are responsible for providing NHS England with clinical advice regarding these directly commissioned services. The CRGs are made up of clinicians, commissioners, Public Health […]

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New specialised commissioning draft service specifications and a clinical policy added to the consultation

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has added seven new draft service specifications and a further clinical policy for specialised commissioning to its consultation. The consultation period for these new additions will run from 11 January to 22 February 2013. The service specifications and clinical commissioning policies are important in clearly defining what the NHS […]

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Specialised Services Commissioning – 2013 Clinical Reference Groups

Specialised services commissioning: 2013 Clinical Reference Group membership The NHS Commissioning Board has opened registration for membership of the 2013 Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs) which support directly commissioned specialised services. Recruitment is currently open for chairs and clinical members. Further recruitment of non-clinical members will follow shortly. The closing date for applications for the role […]

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New national model to tackle variation in specialist healthcare services

For the first time patients requiring specialised treatment can look forward to the same level and standards of care. The NHS Commissioning Board has published the new Operating Model for commissioning specialised services setting out how a single, national system will ensure patients are offered consistent, high quality services across the country. The number of […]

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