Friday 11 March 2011
The department of Health has published a document describing the proposed stutory functions of GP consortia. The document has been developed in partnership with the RCGP, NHS Alliance, National Association of Primary Care, Family Doctor Association and PCT network of the NHS Confederation.
This has been produced in response to requests from GPs and others involved in the development of consortia.
The document sets out:
The document is not intended to be a substitute for the Health and Social Care Bill, but a helpful summary to which GPs and emerging consortia can refer. The illustrative examples will evolve over the coming months to reflect the ideas and learning drawn from pathfinders.
Click here to download a copy of The Functions of GP Commissioning Consortia - A working Document
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