Commissioning

Sessional GPs at the vanguard of CCG leadership

From what’s we’ve seen from other countries who’ve tried to implement similar changes to what we’re currently experiencing in the NHS in England, our ultimate success will depend upon adequately trained NHS leaders. (more…) NASGPWe’re the independent not-for-profit support organisation run by and for any GP in the UK working as a locum or salaried…
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So what are clinical commissioning groups?

Su Stone, a Freelance GP working in chambers and a commissioning GP, shares her thoughts and experiences of working as a Sessional GP in a CCG. Clinical commissioning groups are the government’s new publicity stunt; a way of corrupting the NHS; backdoor privatisation; the beginning of the end of healthcare as we know it, isn’t…
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CCGs: Enfranchising Sessional GPs within the NHS

NASGP has been campaigning for 15 years to enable sessional GPs to become more involved in the structures and processes of the NHS across the UK. The recent changes to the NHS in England have started the ball rolling and help to set the scene for other UK countries to follow. The number of GPs…
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Missing a Trick

This autumn saw the second GP/NASGP Locum GP conference in London, with a range of talks including the opportunities and threats of the NHS White Paper; how to market yourself as a locum by our very own Judith Harvey; locums in leadership roles within clinical commissioning groups; staying tax efficient; issues relating to appraisal and…
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