Discusses commissioning community health care and the fact that present mechanisms do not enable commissioning to meet the needs of patients requiring community care relevant to their needs. The focus on efficiency, money and simple activity does not take into account the complex nature of community care and the need to take a variety of factors into account if commissioning is to be effective.
Journal of Management in Medicine – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1995
Keywords: Community nursing; Effectiveness; Health care; Purchasing