Commissioning healthcare is a complicated process. From assessment of need and priorities to mass consultation to contracting for activity, the whole cycle takes time and skill to get the balance right.
The Stoddart review (www.stoddartreview.com) reveals that an effective workplace can improve business productivity by as much as 3.5%. Economist Duncan Weldon states that this could add up to £70 billion to the UK economy. But we are missing a trick!