Good practice in commissioning

This section aims to provide an overview of good practice in commissioning. It draws on work from:

  • the Institute for Public Care, Oxford Brookes University
  • the Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham
  • the Care Act and Care and Support Statutory Guidance.

In this section

I think sometimes we can get too stuck on, “Okay, we’ve commissioned a contract for this through IMCA, commissioned a contract for IMHA, got one for NHS complaints advocacy and now we’ve got one for Care Act advocacy.” We want to encourage people to think creatively about the different duties.

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