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Not just business as usual: how our CCGs joined forces with an acute trust

Not just business as usual: how our CCGs joined forces with an acute trust

This month an historic first meeting took place between the boards of three CCGs and the main acute provider. This significant gathering signalled our intention to develop a new type of relationship focused on collaboration for better outcomes rather than the traditional adversarial approach.

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From the Editors

How primary care can take on more mental health from specialists

How primary care can take on more mental health from specialists

As mental health issues at last begin to move up the political agenda, one CCG is showing the way forward with a revolutionary approach to service provision.

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Key opinions

Why same-day access for over-75s does not add up for practices

Why same-day access for over-75s does not add up for practices

I don't want to get political but there is a general election happening, so I'll just get practical instead. It's about access.

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The way forward for CCGs commissioning primary care

The way forward for CCGs commissioning primary care

Download the full report from our co-commissioning conference, including detailed summaries and images of each speaker session from the one-day event at the RCGP headquarters in Euston, London, on 4 February 2015.

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How CCGs can develop integrated care through implementation of TECS

How CCGs can develop integrated care through implementation of TECS

Download the latest special report from Inside Commissioning, providing expert insight on how technology enabled care services (TECS) can help deliver integrated care, plus nine key case studies.

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Co-commissioning can re-connect GPs with their local CCG

Co-commissioning can re-connect GPs with their local CCG

As co-commissioning goes live across England, CCG leader Dr Steve Kell has outlined the expected benefits of the initiative in 2015/16 while also addressing some of the risks.

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What happened when our CCG awarded a £6m contract to Virgin Care

What happened when our CCG awarded a £6m contract to Virgin Care

This month our CCG announced that following a robust and detailed competitive dialogue we had awarded a contract for our community and urgent care services in Whitby to Virgin Care. The response to this announcement has been fascinating...

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