Provider development

Provider development may incorporate redesigning care pathways, demand management, helping existing providers to improve services and introducing new providers, as well as decommissioning services.

Tips on searching the web:

When searching the internet, suggested terms include…

  •  (“provider development” OR providing OR provider* OR AQP)
  • COMBINE WITH keywords reflecting the topic area you are focusing upon.
  • To limit to NHS papers, try combining your results with: (ccg OR nhs). To look for CCG publications add the following to your google search:  site: ccg.nhs.uk (note the space before the CCG.)
  • You can search for terms such as “board paper” / “strategy” to help to locate Trust papers

Also have a look at our summary of tips on searching the web.


Managing demand – case studies
Case studies from Pulse Practical Commissioning of referral management schemes. (Registration on Pulse required)

Better Care Better Value indicators
This easy to use on-line tool from NHS Institute helped PCTs determine the potential for shifting care out of the acute setting. It incorporates data, and a function that allows shift potentials to be shown as patient attendances. (Note – NHS III closed on 31 March 2013 and the future uncertain.)

Shaping PCT provider services: The future for community health
A Kings Fund report, 2009.

 


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