Clear and comprehensive Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) constitutions should ensure CCGs they have effective structures, strong governance systems and good relationships with member practices.
This BMA guidance highlights essential elements to be included in a CCG constitution. Headings cover:
- Membership of the CCG.
- Structure of the CCG.
- Elections and appointment processes.
- Relationship between the CCG, member practices and the local profession.
- Governance of the CCG.
- BMA Law.
General Practitioners Committee (2012). Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Constitutions. London: BMA General Practitioners Committee, January 2012. GPC White Paper No.15.