Commissioning resources for London

We are often contacted by the media, researchers, clinical practitioners and other interested parties about clinical commissioning in London. You will find a range of resources below which may be of interest.

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Urban Green Space Interventions and Health

To explore the effectiveness of urban green space interventions to enhance healthy urban environments, the WHO Regional Office for Europe reviewed the evidence on their impacts on environment, health, wellbeing and equity. This report provides the three working papers prepared for a meeting, and presents the discussion and conclusions on what intervention components have been found to be effective in maximizing the environmental, health and equity benefits derived from urban green spaces.

New Care Models: harnessing technology

This report from the NHS Confederation, NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners and the Local Government Association, explores how digital tools are a key part of the answer to this set of challenges, and demonstrates how technology has the potential to revolutionise the way health and care is delivered. It focuses on how five vanguards are implementing innovative digital technology solutions at the heart of a new approach to care.

Of primary importance: Commissioning mental health services in primary care

NHS Clinical Commissioners have produced a report to showcase programmes that are embedding mental health in primary care and drawing out advice from the commissioners and practitioners involved in their development and delivery. It includes Sutton Uplift, Lambeth CCG's support for young people and City & Hackney CCG's work with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

Collaboration in general practice

A report on the results of the second wave of surveys of general practice staff and CCG staff conducted by the Nuffield Trust and the Royal College of General Practitioners.

The financial challenges facing general practice

Recognising that GP practices are under real financial pressure, Future-Focused Finance commissioned a survey of GPs, and staff in business or practice management roles, to identify the finance support needed to help them manage the financial challenges.

Transforming Primary Care in London

Developed by commissioners across London, this document sets out a vision for primary care in response to the NHS Five Year Forward View and London Health Commission publications. It details a specification for Londoners in the future, and to articulate how these changes can begin to fit within the wider out-of-hospital context. The document also considers how this specification might be delivered with regard to cost, workforce, contracts, and other key enablers.

London Abortion Information

Information for commissioners on AQP and non-AQP providers

Sharing learning and good practice in meeting the London quality standards

In September 2014, London’s acute hospitals came together to share good practice on the changes and improvements they have made in meeting the London quality standards for acute medicine and emergency general surgery....