GP commissioners will recognise the importance of developing person-centred integrated care as their main model of future health and social care.
It's not just state-of-the-art technology that CCGs need to be aware of, but crucially the latest thinking on practical steps to effectively re-design care.
Involvement is an essential project for the NHS. It gives people more of a say about the healthcare services they use now, or may use in the future, by offering opportunities to help shape decisions based on needs and experiences.
Our GPs came first in the country this week for overall patient satisfaction - 93% of patients rated the service as good. But does that mean that things are easy here in general practice?
Download the latest special report from Inside Commissioning, providing practical advice on how CCGs can improve the commissioning of technology enabled care services (TECS), in association with Simple Telehealth.
Definitions of commissioning typically rely on bland descriptions of merely procuring best value for money.
As CCGs enter their second full year of commissioning, there is clearly no shortage of ambition among the 74 boards now pushing to take on full primary care commissioning powers.