Finance and commissioning handbook

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The Integrated Personal Commissioning and personal health budgets finance and commissioning handbook sets out how local areas can implement the finance, commissioning and contracting work required within integrated personal commissioning and personal health budgets.


This document provides the detail to enable senior decision makers to implement Integrated Personal Commissioning and personal health budgets sustainably and efficiently.

The handbook includes:

  • Building the underlying information: identifying the cohort, understanding current commissioning arrangements, understanding and linking activity data
  • Information governance: catalogue of IG guidance and solutions relevant to Integrated Personal Commissioning
  • Commissioning for personalisation and market position statements
  • Finding the funding and identifying relevant funding streams
  • Financial governance arrangements