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Health Policy

Supporting you in developing, implementing or reviewing your health policies

SPH has considerable experience and understanding of healthcare commissioning mechanisms and a proven track record in supporting commissioners with decision making and policy development/implementation.

What we do

  • We develop robust decision-making frameworks, making sure the available evidence is taken into account to support rational and defendable decisions
  • We help our clients develop evidence-based policies and/or service specifications, answer questions around the cost effectiveness of interventions, assess the appropriateness and acceptability of interventions and consider the impact of proposals locally
  • We consult with those delivering and using services about the strengths and weaknesses of existing services
  • We help our customers connect information and evidence to achieve positive outcomes for patients and populations

Why choose SPH?

SPH has extensive experience of supporting commissioners, gained from over 20 years of working with them in setting priorities and developing and reviewing commissioning policies that take account of the available evidence and support the achievement of better outcomes for patients. For example, you can learn how we supported the Public Health Directorate of the States of Guernsey to develop a policy that made more NICE recommended medicines routinely available to patients here: Review of NICE TA Drugs,Treatments and Devices – States of Guernsey (

Please get in touch via our contact page.