Commissioning Support Unit

Description

A Commissioning Support Unit  is an ORGANISATION.

Commissioning Support Units  (CSU) provide Clinical Commissioning Groups  with external support, specialist skills and knowledge to support them in their role as commissioners, for example by providing:

  • Business intelligence services

  • Clinical procurement services

  • Business support services such as Human Resources (HR), payroll, procurement of goods and services and some aspects of informatics.

For further information on the Commissioning Support Units, see the NHS England  website at Resources for CSUs.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Commissioning Support Units
Short name CSU

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Commissioning Support Unit references in description Commissioning Support Unit
Supporting Information Data Services for Commissioners references in description Commissioning Support Unit
Attribute NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE COMMISSIONED SERVICES INDICATOR references in description Commissioning Support Unit
Supporting Information Organisation Coding Frames references in description Commissioning Support Unit
Supporting Information Organisation Site Coding Frames references in description Commissioning Support Unit