Filed Under (Expenditure, Primary Care Trusts, World Class Commissioning) by Paul on 29-01-2010
Last Monday January 25th every PCT in the country finished its Commissioning Strategy Plan (CSP) for the next three to five years. Over the next month these will be published and somebody should be making sense of this â€œbottom upâ€ approach to planning the future of the NHS. In a way, since this is the commissioning intent over five years for about Â£500 BILLION, it is more important than any DH operating plan or white paper. The collective wisdom of these documents should be describing the future of the NHS.
Even more significant is the problem that if the PCTs do not have the capability to bring these plans into reality the NHS will probably have no future.
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