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A grouping of GP Commissioning Consortia (see above) formed to give the consortia more collective negotiating power or single representation in negotiations with the NHS Commissioning Board (see below) or with hospitals or local authorities. Federations were originally envisaged by the RCGP before the 2010 health White Paper as being a collective term for groups of GP providers.

2010 Health White Paper


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