Tag Archives: commissioning

Best start in life: cost-effective commissioning

Public Health England has produced Best start in life: return on investment tool.  This tool aims to help local commissioners provide cost-effective interventions for children aged up to 5 years old and pregnant women.  It pulls together evidence on the effectiveness and associated costs for a number of interventions aimed at providing children with the best start in life.  It is accompanied by a report providing details on how the tool was constructed.

Download the report and tool here

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Perinatal mental health community services development fund wave 2

NHS England has announced that applications are now open to STPs for the second wave of the Perinatal Mental Health community services development fund.  The purpose of the fund is to develop specialist perinatal mental health community services, and increase the availability of high quality interventions and support for women, their babies and families.

A total of £23 million is available through the wave two fund this year and from 2019/20 funding for specialist perinatal mental health community services will be allocated through clinical commissioning group baseline (CCG) budgets.

Download guidance documents here

Read the NHS England Press release here

Clinical midwifery supervision model (A-EQUIP)

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NHS England has published A-EQUIP a model of clinical midwifery supervision.  This document describes the new model of midwifery supervision for advocating and educating for quality improvement (A-EQUIP).  Part 4 of the document includes implementation guidance for commissioners to help them understand the commissioning requirements for the Professional Midwifery Advocate role and the deployment of the A-EQUIP model.

Read the full document here