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Give CCGs the budget to commission GPs, says Dixon


Another example of the appalling mess that the disastrous reorgansiation has left us with. Unsurprisingly, NHS England is struggling to deal with locality issues and performance management of pirmary care on a national scale, even the Local Area Teams have too big a remit to respond to local needs, but the alternative suggested here has such enormous conflicts of interest it cannot be acceptable. What we need is a local organisation, independant from GPs, but with good representation from them, to commission, develop and support primary care, in conjunction with commissioning specialised services. I know, we could call it a Primary Care Trust...oh wait...

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07 Aug 2013

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