Tag Archives: Practice Based Commissioning (PBC)

Potential Conflicts of Interest Among CCGs / GP Commissioners (BBC News / BMJ)

Summary An investigation reported in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that more than one-third of GPs on the boards of new NHS commissioning groups in England could have potential conflicts of interest. According to the BMJ, 426 (36%) of the 1,179 GPs it investigated in … Continue reading

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Models of Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets (Centre for Health Economics, University of York)

Summary The NHS has a system of budgets for general practices to cover hospital expenditure for their patients. This report models individual expenditure using diagnostic information from previous hospital spells, plus a large set of variables measuring population, general practice, and … Continue reading

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