Chapter 21. Commissioning Services for Users with Dual Diagnosis

  1. Dr Peter Phillips PhD, MSc, RMN, PGCAP, FHEA senior lecturer honorary lecturer member specialist1,
  2. Dr Olive McKeown PhD, MSc, Dip N, CELTT, Cert Obst, RMN, RGN visiting lecturer specialist lecturer practitioner senior lecturer2 and
  3. Tom Sandford BSc (Hons), Dip N, RGN, RMN executive director policy adviser regional director general manager Head member3
  1. Sharon Dennis RMN, BSc (Hons), CMS, RNT, Dip Family Therapy, Dip Performance Coaching (Business), PG Dip Advanced Practice (Nursing) regional director

Published Online: 9 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314571.ch21

Dual Diagnosis: Practice in Context

Dual Diagnosis: Practice in Context

How to Cite

Dennis, S. (2009) Commissioning Services for Users with Dual Diagnosis, in Dual Diagnosis: Practice in Context (eds P. Phillips, O. McKeown and T. Sandford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314571.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    City University London, UK

  2. 2

    St George's University, London, UK

  3. 3

    Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180092

Online ISBN: 9781444314571

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Keywords:

  • commissioning services for users with dual diagnosis;
  • dual diagnosis in use in mental health services;
  • United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS);
  • NHS and primary care trusts (PCTs);
  • dual diagnosis services commissioning and implications;
  • Drug Action Team (DAT);
  • local implementation team (LIT);
  • overview and scrutiny committees (OSCs);
  • practice-based commissioning - voluntary;
  • dual diagnosis service users and dual diagnosis service commissioning challenges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • The history of commissioning

  • Implications for commissioning dual diagnosis services

  • Conclusion

  • References