Commissioning: GP-led health service - New NHS year, new challenges

Dixon, Michael
April 2011
GP: General Practitioner;4/1/2011, p48
The article discusses certain tasks of General Practitioners (GP) commissioners in Great Britain, which need to be fulfilled in order to take on a shadow commissioning role and drive National Health Service (NHS) reforms in 2011. It is given that commissioners must define boundaries, select the practices and ensure that all GPs have proper ownership of their consortium. The other tasks of commissioners include defining a clear picture of local services and methods to improve them.


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