Statutory guidance

NHS commissioners: guidance on designating commissioner requested services

Sets out how NHS commissioners should designate commissioner requested services.

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This guidance has been withdrawn because it is out of date.

You can read the current guidance on the NHS England and NHS Improvement website.

Documents

[Withdrawn] Guidance for commissioners on designating commissioner requested services and location specific services

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[Withdrawn] Designation framework

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[Withdrawn] Case studies with practical examples for commissioners

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[Withdrawn] Decision-making tool for defining CRS and LSS

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[Withdrawn] How to use the decision-making tool

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Details

This guidance is for NHS clinical commissioning groups, NHS England, commissioning support units and specialised commissioners, as well as providers of NHS-funded services.

It sets out a process for NHS commissioners to follow when they are analysing which services in their area to designate as commissioner requested services.

Case studies are provided to give practical examples.

Published 28 March 2013