This practical text takes you methodically and logically through the challenging task of commissioning and procuring public services across the health and social care sector. Split into four parts, it moves step-by-step through each stage of the commissioning cycle established by the Institute:
Chapters include key terms which support learning, case studies which help you apply the theory to different contexts and exercises which encourage reflection.
The book is essential reading for those taking postgraduate courses in commissioning and those studying management and leadership in health and social care at postgraduate level. It is also valuable reading for professionals working in the health and social care sector.
An Introduction to Commissioning and Procurement Part 1: Analyse Why, When and How to Commission Conducting Strategic Needs Assessments Mapping Resources Part 2: Plan Strategic Analysis Tools for Commissioning Managing the Strategy and Communicating with Stakeholders Towards Effective Service Design Part 3: Secure Services Market Facilitation Procurement and the Contracting Process Contracting for Personalised Services Part 4: Review Managing Service Performance Decommissioning Achieving Value for Money