Guides to help you with commissioning

Doctors from various branches of practice have a role to play in commissioning.


All GP practices are now required to be a member of their local CCG.

For advice about how these changes impact on your practice, read our guidance:

ArrowCCGs - key messages for GPs
ArrowCCG constitutions- FAQs
ArrowProcurement law and policy - the basics for GPs
ArrowNHS Standard Contract FAQs
ArrowPublic health services contract FAQs
right chevronConflicts of interest for GPs as commissioners and providers


Sessional GPs

Dr Penny Newman - Sessional GP conference presentationOur recent Sessional GPs conference (Oct 2013) featured a presentation focused on the role sessional GPs can play in commissioning.
ArrowWatch the presentation from Dr Penny Newman



Local Medical Committees (LMCs)

You have a vital role in representing the views of your members as the new commissioning structures develop.
ArrowRead our advice for LMCs


Consultants and SAS doctors

We urge you to take a proactive approach to commissioning and to engage at a local level.
ArrowRead our advice for consultants and SAS doctors


Public health doctors

With your specialist skills in public health commissioning support, you have a vital role play.
ArrowRead our advice for public health doctors