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Are there lessons for commissioners from a recent national audit of access to general practice? Here, William Palmer and Jenny George suggest there are

Are there lessons for commissioners from a recent national audit of access to general practice? Here, William Palmer and Jenny George suggest there are

Reflecting the importance of general practice, the National Audit Office (NAO) – which scrutinises public spending for the UK Parliament and is independent of the Government – carried out a research programme on access to these services.

The ambition to recover up to £500 million a year represents a substantial increase on the estimated £73 million recovered in 2012-13

The ambition to recover up to £500 million a year represents a substantial increase on the estimated £73 million recovered in 2012-13
Basildon and Brentwood CCG is proposing to cut funding from sterilisation services for men and women

Basildon and Brentwood CCG is proposing to cut funding from sterilisation services for men and women
One of the new faces heading up the Department of Health, Alistair Burt, speaks about the challenges ahead

One of the new faces in the Department of Health, Alistair Burt, speaks about the challenges ahead

Healthcare leaders from across England gathered in Manchester this week to share best practice and local innovative schemes at Commissioning Live

Giving patients with long-term conditions control of their own health budgets can improve outcomes and save money