Primary care co-commissioning
Published: 11 November, 2014
“Next steps towards primary care co-commissioning” – NHS England’s latest thinking around primary care co-commissioning.
The document sets out the functions, governance arrangements and opportunities, potential benefits and risks of each of the three proposed co-commissioning models.
- Greater involvement in primary care decision making – “an invitation to CCGs to collaborate more closely with their area teams”.
- Joint commissioning arrangements – enables one or more CCGs to assume responsibility for jointly commissioning primary care medical services withthe option to pool funding for investment.
- Delegated commissioning arrangements – an opportunity for CCGs to assume full responsibility for commissioning general practice services using a standardised model of delegation.
Last updated: 11 November, 2014