Primary care

Local health professionals to get more power to improve NHS primary care

Stevens announces new option for local Clinical Commissioning Groups to co-commission primary care in partnership with NHS England. England’s 211 clinically-led local Clinical Commissioning Groups will get new powers to improve local health services under a new commissioning initiative  announced today by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens. Speaking to GPs and other NHS health […]

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New guidance for NHS England area teams and GP practices from NHS Employers

2013/14 patient participation directed enhanced service guidance published NHS Employers, the General Practitioners Committee of the BMA and NHS England have jointly published the 2013/14 patient participation directed enhanced service guidance.  This guidance applies in England only and is intended to assist NHS England area teams and GP practices in understanding this service and how […]

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Webinar with Barbara Hakin – 1 August 2012

CCG leaders are being invited to join National Director of Commissioning Development Barbara Hakin this week, for the latest session in her series of online webinars. The webinar is running on Wednesday 1 August 2012, from 12.15pm to 1pm. Webinar technology combines teleconferencing with the desktop sharing of slides through the web, so everyone who […]

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Single Operating Model for Commissioning Primary Care

The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has published the single operating model for the commissioning of primary care services within the NHS. The new system will come into effect from 1 April 2013. At this date, the NHS Commissioning Board will take on many of the current functions of PCTs with regard to the commissioning of […]

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