Four Core Commissioning Data Flows: Consultation Report – NHS England

NHS England consulted on four Information Standards to support the commissioning process in December 2017 and this document provides information on the consultation process and a summary of feedback received. It should be read in conjunction with the Aggregate Contract

Draft DCB2050: Aggregate Contract Monitoring (ACM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Aggregate Contract Monitoring (ACM) Information Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly aggregate contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form for consultation

Draft DCB3003: Patient Level Contract Monitoring (PLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Patient Level Contract Monitoring (PLCM) Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form for

Draft DCB2212: Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DrPLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring Information Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level drug contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft

Draft DCB3002: Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DePLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level device contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form

Commissioning Framework and the National Urgent and Emergency Ambulance Services Specification – NHS England

This document should be used when commissioning the regional ambulance service in accordance with the NHS Standard Contract, and supports system leaders in reducing unwarranted variation in the way ambulance services are provided and commissioned.  

Environmental Control Equipment for Patients with Complex Disability (All Ages) – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of environmental controls which is one aspect of the specialist services to support patients with complex physical disabilities (excluding wheelchair services).  

Proton Beam Therapy NHS Service (All ages) – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) service (All Ages). PBT provides radiation by delivering a beam of proton particles, rather than X-Rays.

Enhanced Service Specification: Shingles (catch-up) vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients.  Service specification for shingles (catch-up) vaccination programme 2018/19.

Enhanced Service Specification Pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients. Service specification for pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme 2018/19.

Enhanced Service Specification: Meningococcal freshers vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

This enhanced specification is directed at GP practices delivering vaccination and immunisation services in England. The aim of this enhanced specification is to support commissioners in establishing a meningococcal freshers vaccination service with GP practices in order to prevent cases of the disease and

Enhanced Service Specification: Childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients.  Service specification for childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme 2018/19.

Auditory brainstem implant service specification – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of auditory brainstem implant services for children with congenital abnormalities of the auditory nerves or cochleae.

Policy Book for Primary Dental Services – NHS England

This document and appendix provides Commissioners of dental services with the context, information and tools to commission and manage dental contracts. The amended book seeks to provide further clarity. A refresh of the policy document was undertaken to add further clarity

PSNC Briefing 022/18: Building a business case for a Minor Ailment Service – Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

The toolkit contains a number of resources to assist local pharmaceutical committees with the commissioning of a service, for example, a costing toolkit; a business case; service specification; implementation plan; and resources to notify local GP practices about the commissioning

Public health functions to be exercised by NHS England: Service Specification No. 30 Sexual Assault Referral Centres – NHS England

This is a service specification to accompany the ‘NHS public health functions agreement 2016-17 (the ‘2016-17 agreement’) published in December 2015.

Service specification: integrated substance misuse treatment service prisons in England – NHS England

This service specification describes a fully recovery orientated, integrated prison substance misuse treatment service, which covers traditional drugs of abuse, psychoactive substances, illicit abuse of prescribed and over the counter drugs and alcohol.

Service specification: low secure mental health services (Adult) – NHS England

This service specification describes low secure inpatient services for adults (male and female) to be delivered within a clearly defined geographical area at multi-regional, regional and/or sub-regional level with service configuration determined locally based on population needs and existing service