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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:


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

Tell us what you think

Tell us what you think about commissioning

Ask us a question about commissioning as a GP

Join our in-touch panel and have your say on commissioning

Personal health budgets

Guidance for doctors to understand the implications of personal health budgets prepared by the Committee on Community Care.

Read the guidance