CCGs face ‘significant barriers’ to improving care

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have made improvements in engaging GPs in the commissioning process but still face barriers to using this to improve care. A joint report from The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust has outlined said that the clinically-led model of commissioning faced barriers because CCGs felt they are not being given the autonomy they need to involve GPs in decisions about commissioning services among other restraints as well.

The report recommend that NHS England and the Department of Health should outline a clear strategy for the future of commissioning support that recognises the likely changes in CCGs’ support needs over the next few years.

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Published on 18. July 2016 in News UK