Clinical commissioning is the term used to describe how an organisation (the commissioner) first identifies the health needs of a population and then sets about a process to appoint other organisations (providers) to supply services to meet these needs.
We have a duty to ensure that the services we commission are of a high quality, are safe, locally available and accessible and also good value for money. The services we commission include:
We do not commission all health services. NHS England has the responsibility for:
Public Health is the responsibility of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council.