• Planning guide for public health transition

    8 March 2012

    To help the process of local decision-making around the public health transition, the Department and the Local Government Association have published a planning guide for local authorities and primary care trusts.

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  • Atlas charts variation in the young

    8 March 2012

    Right Care will publish a series of themed atlases of variation in healthcare during 2012. The first of these, the NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare for Children and Young Adults has been developed with the Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat).For the first time, variations across child health services provided by NHS England are presented together to allow clinicians, commissioners and service users to identify priority areas for improving outcome, quality and productivity.

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  • GMS contract changes 2012/13

    8 March 2012

    PCC has developed a briefing explaining the QOF changes that will be coming into effect in 2012/13.

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  • Keeping it local but looking big

    7 March 2012

    The spirit of primary care groups (PCGs), briefly the favoured commissioning model a decade ago, lives on in at least one corner of England.

    Outlining how his emerging clinical commissioning group (CCG) will keep significant power and decision-making within its three localities, Stewart Findlay pointed to PCGs as an example of the effectiveness of small but local commissioners.

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  • Four new guides to improve Mental Health Commissioning

    7 March 2012

    The RCGP has published four practical guides to planning high quality mental health services.

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    Las Vegas Toledo
    Little Rock
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