Commissioning framework for mental health inpatient services

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This framework summarises the commissioning guidance relating to mental health inpatient provision.

It aims to, provide guidance for those responsible for the commissioning of mental health inpatient services and within this, advance the system-wide requirement to ensure that services are local, inclusive and deliver safe, personalised, and therapeutic care and support systems to develop local plans for change, so that inpatient provision better fits the needs of the population, makes more effective use of the funds available, and protects and improves the lives of citizens in the locality.



Accessible content. Published 12 February 2024.