Wakefield federations call on PCC for collaboration support

24 August 2017

When five existing GP federations in Wakefield were making plans to come together in a larger organisation, PCC was brought in to facilitate the relationship. We ran a series of sessions with topic experts including GPs with experience of leading primary care collaborations elsewhere in the country, to enable the Wakefield confederation Conexus to get underway successfully. Kate Brentley, managing director of Conexus, said: “There was a willingness to work together but also a slight undercurrent of mistrust. The PCC sessions helped bring us out of that as they facilitated trust between the federations and really made it possible to establish the confederation and for the CCG to award one extended hours contract across Wakefield.”

For information on support for working at scale, email enquiries@pcc-cic.org.uk with “GP collaboration” in the subject line.

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