This publication showcases examples of where clinically led commissioning is changing the way diabetes care is commissioned and improving people’s lives. The document draws out lessons from those involved in the projects to share and embed for the future.
Since 1996 the number of people living with diabetes in the UK has more than doubled. The NHS is now spending more than £9.8bn each year on treating the condition and its complications.
Excellence in commissioning diabetes care features a range of programmes from CCGs across the country with case studies including:
The report contains tips on commissioning excellent diabetes care including: involving patients in their own care; collaborating with providers on the move from activity to outcomes based approaches and using data effectively to demonstrate the case for change.
In this we also call on national bodies to help CCGs ensure that more people receive excellent care in the future through:
You can download the report below and read our press release.
27 April 2017