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Clinical Commissioning Groups assume responsibility for commissioning General Practice

NHS South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group has assumed responsibility for commissioning General Practice in their respective areas. The CCG has assumed responsibility for “delegated commissioning” from April 1 2017.

Delegated commissioning refers to the process whereby CCGs are granted greater powers to directly commission primary medical services. This includes contractual GP performance management and budget management. However, it excludes all functions relating to individual GP performance management. It also excludes the commissioning of dental community pharmacy and eye health services. These services will be retained by NHS England.

The overall aim of delegated commissioning is to harness the energy of Clinical Commissioners to create a joined up, clinically-led commissioning system which delivers seamless, integrated out-of-hospital services based around the needs of local populations.

Anticipated benefits include:

  • Improved provision of out-of hospital services for the benefit of patients and local populations;
  • A more integrated healthcare system that is affordable, high quality and which better meets local needs;
  • More optimal decisions to be made about how primary care resources are deployed;
  • Greater consistency between outcome measures and incentives used in primary care services and wider out-of-hospital services; 
  • A more collaborative approach to designing local solutions for workforce, premises and IM&T challenges.
  • Co-commissioning is the beginning of a longer journey towards ‘place-based commissioning’. 

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