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GP leaders in Staffordshire have taken steps to block the merger of their CCG with five others due to budget fears, Pulse’s sister publication Healthcare Leader has learned.
Exclusive CCGs are trying to force practices to form primary care networks in a certain way, without consideration for working relationships or GP opinions, according to a practice consultant for GP networks.
There needs to be a national body to examine CCG decisions to restrict access to treatments, according to patient groups and charities.
CCGs must involve local GPs in decision-making as services are increasingly commissioned across larger populations, a committee of MPs has warned.