Getting local collaboration up and running

12 July 2016

PCC can support commissioners and providers to deliver local collaboration plans, from agreeing vision, mission and purpose, to forming the legal entities that underpin new care models, developing relationships and leaders, understanding how to contract or bid for new services and workforce planning. A recent workshop in Doncaster brought together the CCG and 43 members of an aspiring GP federation to get practical advice about working together in the context of the emerging local sustainability and transformation plan (STP). The session included tips and inspiration from Dr Mike Smith of Camden GP Federation. Laura Sherburn, chief of partnership commissioning and primary care at Doncaster CCG described the half-day workshop as “excellent, on point and an extremely effective way of delivering some critical messages”. To discuss similar events in your area contact sally.simmonds@pcc.nhs.uk

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