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Role of commissioners in promoting clinical effectiveness in everyday psychiatric practice

  • Sally Hargreaves (a1)
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In a nutshell, commissioners (i.e. health authorities) have a statutory responsibility to buy the best health care for a defined population with a defined amount of money. They also have a broader, but less well-defined, responsibility for health, as opposed to health care. There is no doubt that health care has a relatively small influence on health compared with deprivation, housing and unemployment, but in reality the majority of effort of commissioners focuses on health care.

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BJPsych Bulletin
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Role of commissioners in promoting clinical effectiveness in everyday psychiatric practice

  • Sally Hargreaves (a1)
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