Consultation on Specialised Services clinical commissioning policies and service specifications
NHS England on 26 February 2016 launched a 30 day public consultation on a number of proposed new products for specialised services, (including service specifications and clinical commissioning policies).
There has already been extensive engagement on these national specifications and policies. They have been developed with the support and input of lead clinicians and tested with stakeholders. This approach has helped ensure that the views of key stakeholders have informed and influenced the development of the specifications and policies to date.
Please note this is one of several public consultations on a proposed new draft products for specialised services. We now wish to test them further with wider stakeholders through public consultation.
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