The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust have been working jointly to assess the implementation and role of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The first of a series of reports examines the development of CCGs up to March 2013; i.e. just before CCGs went live. This document also includes a discussion on the opportunities and challenges to come.
Naylor, C. Curry, N. [and] Holder, H. [et al] (2013). Clinical commissioning groups: supporting improvement in general practice? London: King’s Fund, July 22nd 2013.
Shaping the Future of General Practice
NHS England is inviting comments from local communities, clinicians and stakeholders, about how to develop general practice for the future.
Quality and Outcomes Framework Primary Care Advisory Committee
The unconfirmed minutes from the June 12th / 13th 2013 Quality and Outcomes Framework Primary Care Advisory Committee are available:
Independent Primary Care QOF Indicator Advisory Committee: 13 June 2013 (unconfirmed). London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, August 8th 2013.
[A brief reference to this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].
CCG Development Framework 2013/14
The CCG Development Framework supports CCGs and reflects NHS England‘s commitment to support CCG development.
NHS England CCG Development (2013). CCG Development Framework 2013/14. Working together to achieve excellence in clinically led commissioning. First published: August 2013. Prepared by John Bewick, Director of CCG Development. Leeds: NHS England, August 28th 2013.
The Commissioning Handbook for Librarians ia an online resource which provides guidance on: commissioning and the commissioning cycle; the kinds of information that commissioners might find useful; information sources to support commissioning; and how to locate the best available evidence for commissioning.
Commissioning Handbook for Librarians. [Online]: [Corporate Authorship / Publisher Not Stated; thought to be Knowledge4Commissioning] UK, 2013.