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An Introduction to the NHSNational Health Service

Read about the Area Wide Local Offer for the NHSNational Health Service
Lots of people tend to think that the NHSNational Health Service is one organisation charged with delivering health care for everyone in the United Kingdom. The truth is that the NHSNational Health Service is lots of different organisations trying to work together to ensure that patients’ health needs are being met. Broadly speaking, the NHSNational Health Service is split into two types of organisations: commissioners and providers. If you work for the NHSNational Health Service you either work for a commissioning organisation or a provider organisation.


We realise that the NHSNational Health Service is quite tricky to understand structurally. To be honest it is sometimes even difficult to understand even if you work within it. The area wide local offer for health in Hampshire sets out to explain how it works and to demystify some of the processes. You can read about that here


Checked: 04/04/2016

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An Introduction to the NHSNational Health Service

Read about the Area Wide Local Offer for the NHSNational Health Service
Lots of people tend to think that the NHSNational Health Service is one organisation charged with delivering health care for everyone in the United Kingdom. The truth is that the NHSNational Health Service is lots of different organisations trying to work together to ensure that patients’ health needs are being met. Broadly speaking, the NHSNational Health Service is split into two types of organisations: commissioners and providers. If you work for the NHSNational Health Service you either work for a commissioning organisation or a provider organisation.


We realise that the NHSNational Health Service is quite tricky to understand structurally. To be honest it is sometimes even difficult to understand even if you work within it. The area wide local offer for health in Hampshire sets out to explain how it works and to demystify some of the processes. You can read about that here


Checked: 04/04/2016