Dr Huw Charles-Jones on goals of GP consortia
Dr Huw Charles-Jones talks about the new opportunities to work with other clinicians to focus on patient care.
Dr Charles-Jones is the chair of the West Cheshire Health Consortium. He was speaking at the launch of the Pathfinder Learning Network.
Bringing budgets closer to patients
Dr Stewart Findlay says GP commissioning will move budgets closer to patients, be less bureaucratic and will result in more community-based services for patients.
Dr Findlay is chair of the Durham Dales PBC group. He was speaking at the launch of the Pathfinder Learning Network.
Working for a patient-driven change
Vicky Bailey says that being a pathfinder provides consortia with a natural network of other groups of GPs who are working towards changes that are clinically and patient-driven.
Vicky Bailey is General Manager of Principia Partners consortia in Rushcliffe. She was speaking at the launch of the Pathfinder Learning Network.
Putting patients at the centre of the NHS
Dr Joseph Chandy talks about how giving GPs more control over budgets will allow them to offer patients more choice and enable patients and GPs to feel as though they have real ownership of the NHS.
Dr Joseph Chandy is chair of the Easington commissioning group in County Durham, a member of the County Durham pathfinder consortia. He was speaking at the launch of the Pathfinder Learning Network.