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An explanation of the commissioning structures that resulted from the Health and Social Care Act, and a guide to commissioning for different groups of doctors.
Read our quick-fire questions to get a 30-second overview on commissioning and use our interactive chart to understand the commisioning structures.
This guidance is for consultants and senior SAS doctors and describes the benefits of collaborative working on commissioning and gives advice on getting involved.
Information about your practice and CCG membership, working for a CCG, CCG boundaries, NHS standard contract and how the LMC can help you.
Information and guidance to local medical committees (LMCs) on what they need to do to support GPs engaged in commissioning.
Information and guidance for local medical committees on the process of commissioning services for primary care. Includes information about enhanced services and AQP.
This guidance gives information and advice for GPs (in their role as providers) and Local Medical Committees (LMCs) and an overview of procurement policy.
Guidance on conflicts of interest for GPs in their role as commissioners and providers, and on primary care co-commissioning.
The Standard Contract is used by NHS commissioners to commission NHS funded services from all types of providers. Read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
This guidance details the important implications of CCG constitutions for GPs and practices and provides practical advice within these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
As part of their training, specialists in public health acquire Health Care Public Health skills (also known as public health commissioning support).