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:


Sessional GPs

Dr Penny Newman - Sessional GP conference presentationThe 2013 Sessional GPs conference featured a presentation focused on the role sessional GPs can play in commissioning.

Watch the presentation by 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.
Read 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.
Read 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.
Read our advice for public health doctors

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