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After the Pause its time to >> Fast Forward >>!

Dr Shane Gordon, GP in Colchester and chief executive of the North East Essex GP Commissioning Group, on the views of GPs on the Health and Social Care Bill. After the Pause its time to >> Fast Forward >>! There… Read more →After the Pause its time to >> Fast Forward >>!

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Case study: Medway GP Commissioning Consortium

This case study looks at the work taking place in Medway to establish a successful commissioning consortium.
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Case study: Newcastle Bridges Commissioning Consortium

The Newcastle care homes project aims to reduce unnecessary emergency admissions to hospital from nursing and residential care homes (described here simply as ‘care homes’) in Newcastle upon Tyne. Continue reading

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Case study: South Reading Consortium

An ophthalmology referral refinement service has been set up in Berkshire to reduce the number of unnecessary referrals into secondary care. Continue reading

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Case study: NHS South Central

NHS South Central has been running an Enhanced Recovery Programme to enable many people to return home well after only one or two nights in hospital, with replacement hips and knees or after having major cancer surgery. Continue reading

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Case study: NHS Cambridgeshire Senate

NHS Cambridgeshire has approached the challenge of ensuring effective clinical leadership, during the transition to clinically-led commissioning in April 2013, by establishing a ‘Senate’ of eight elected GPs. These clinicians have been given the responsibility for ensuring that decisions made by NHS Cambridgeshire over the next two years are understood and owned by local GPs. Continue reading

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Andrew Lansley speaks at the 2011 commissioning show

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Watch a video of the Health Secretary making a speech to GPs about NHS reforms at the 2011 Commissioning Show.

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First class End of Life Care

Paul Zollinger-Read’s weekly update to the GP pathfinder community. Earlier this week I came across an example of first-class End of life Care that I want to bring to your attention (other brands are also available!). The results from this… Read more →First class End of Life Care

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GP pathfinder consortia bulletin – May 2011

In this month’s issue: Welcome from Barbara Hakin GP Pathfinder event Pathfinder case studies Free media skills training for clinical leaders of GP Commissioning Consortia Welcome from Barbara Hakin Welcome to the May edition of the GP Pathfinder Consortia bulletin… Read more →GP pathfinder consortia bulletin – May 2011

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Carpe Diem

Paul Zollinger-Read’s weekly update to the GP pathfinder community. There clearly a lot of debate at the moment about the future; but I cant help thinking we’ve once more focussing all our efforts on the form bit rather than the… Read more →Carpe Diem

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