Evidence based commissioning: calculating shift potentials for paediatric services

Study  that finds that large sums are currently being spent on inappropriate treatment of routine childhood conditions, especially in large urban conurbations. It demonstrates that in the case studies, the alternative provision can provide a viable and cost effective alternative.

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Barnes, K., Longfield, P., Jones, K., Littlemore, G., McDonough, C., McIntyre, A., Robertson, A., Turton, N., Urdhin, K. and McLaughlin, M.  (2013) “Evidence based commissioning: calculating shift potentials for paediatric services”. Clinical Governance: An International Journal, 18 (1) pp.39 – 48.