- commissions SERVICES on a national basis for a specific group of extremely rare conditions or very unusual treatments and
- advises Ministers on which NHS SERVICES are best commissioned nationally, rather than locally.
The National Commissioning Group is the successor body to the National Specialised Commissioning Advisory Group (NSCAG), which was previously located in the Department of Health.
This supporting information is also known by these names:
|formerly||National Specialised Commissioning Advisory Group (NSCAG)|