Out-of-hours services: a handbook for CCGs

20 August 2012

CCGs will be responsible for commissioning out-of-hours GP services from next April. These are vital services for local people and an important part of commissioning plans. Good out-of-hours services improve the experience of patients and reduce A&E and other urgent care costs.

PCC has produced a comprehensive guide aimed at CCGs commissioning out-of-hours services for the first time.

The guide explains the different roles of CCGs and the NHS Commissioning Board who may both be involved in commissioning services in some circumstances.

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