16 Jan, 13 | by BMJ
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Step 8: Developing a system budget
One of the aims of developing systems is for clinicians and patient representatives to be involved in the stewardship of resources. They can fight for more resources, but they also need to accept responsibility for maximising value from the resources allocated. It is essential to prepare a budget for the system of care, starting with all the resources that contribute to the service. more…