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27 Oct: RCGP South East Thames Faculty: Practical Commissioning and service provision

Practical Commissioning and service provision

Event organiser: RCGP South East Thames Faculty

Date: 27 October 2011

Time: 09:30-15:00

Venue: Holiday Inn- London Gatwick airport, Povey Cross road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 0BA



Registration & coffee


Introduction to the event by Dr I Sabri (chair)

10:05 - 10:35

The future of General Practice and Commissioning

Clare Gerada (RCGP Chair Council)

10:35 - 10:50

Questions to Clare Gerada

10:50 - 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 -11:30

The patient's persepctive on Commissioning and impact on service delivery

Anthony Chuter (Chair PPG RCGP)

11:30 - 11:45

Group work by audience (done in pairs) on:

what effect commissioning will have on them if they were patients and what their expectations are

11:45 - 12:00

The College's Perspective on Commissioning and what it means to each and every GP

David Paynton (RCGP Lead for commissioning)

12:00 - 12:15

Questions t& answers with expert panel


12:15 - 13:25

Lunch in the restaurant


13:25 – 13:30

Introduction to the afternoon session by Dr Fras Jerew

13:30 - 13:45

An example of successful service provision in Commissioning

Joe McGilligan (chairman of ESyDoc)

13:45 – 14:00

Mental health commissioning

David Smart/Wolfgang Wallat (to be confirmed)

14:00 -14:15

Group work (in pairs):

what services they would like to commission as GPs in their area

14:15– 15:00

Group Workshopsled by

Dr McGilligan, Dr Sabri, Dr Paynton and Mr Chuter


Brief closing remarks & feedback

Dr James Heathcote (SET Faculty chair)


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