Some new resources have been added to the Commissioning Handbook –

Sources of Social Statistics: Health Services and Public Health – Commons Library Standard Note February 2014. A guide to the key sources in health services and public health statistics, providing sources on waiting lists, hospital activity, ambulance services, primary care, health screening, social care, personnel, health expenditure and public health.

Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2013  The 2013 edition of this key annual compendium from Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) outlines unit costs of health and social care services, including care home and hospital services, and health professionals. This year it also includes articles on costs of cognitive behaviour therapy, residential child care and telecare & telehealth

Accountable care organisations in the United States and England, Kings Fund, March 2014 – a description of the different types of ACOs emerging in the United States; some early evidence on their performance; assessment the future for ACOs; and discussion of the implication of these developments for integrated care initiatives in England.

North Norfolk Integrated Care Programme Framework Pack – a vision for integrated care which includes integrated health and social care delivery teams, risk profiling, integrated care co-ordinators, identified lead workers, and an expectation that services will be delivered close to home in the community.




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