There are a number of reasons for general practice to change – it is often small and called inefficient, with wide variations in quality from one practice to the next. Workforce shortages and workload pressures, too, argue for working at scale.
“PCC worked with our GP federation from the start of our journey in 2015, supporting the group of practices that later became the East Lancs Union of GPs. A PCC facilitator worked with local GP leaders to understand the context for change using examples from PCC’s work in other parts of the country. He helped the group to reach agreement about its mission and purpose, giving us the foundations for practical decisions about the right organisational form and identity to adopt.
More CCGs are taking on delegated responsibility for the commissioning and management of primary medical services. If not handled correctly any changes agreed in relation to primary medical contracts can be time consuming and costly. NHS England regional teams are also building teams to support CCGs in their new responsibilities. This event on 2 March in Manchester, 9 March in London, 4 July in Leeds and 13 July in Birmingham covers the key aspects of the contracts and how to apply the necessary changes. It also highlights the guidance and regulations required to manage and govern these contracts properly.
This e-learning course demystifies financial information and dispels fears caused by financial jargon. It will help you to analyse and use financial information to improve overall performance and understand the financial implications of the decisions you make. Covering profitability, forecasting and budgeting, the course will enable you to contribute to accurate forward planning allowing you to think through the measures that can be put in place to ensure that you stay on track to deliver short-term and long-term results.