This publication explores the idea of strenghtening commissioning in the English NHS.
To explore the challenges involved in strengthening the role of commissioners, the Nuffield Trust arranged a series of high level seminars led by experts in this field. This briefing paper, written by Chris Ham, draws on the discussions at the seminars, and explores the implications for the NHS.
Ham C (2007) Commissioning in the English NHS: the case for integration. Briefing. Nuffield Trust.