Enabling like minded GPs to group together to provide and commission careBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2036 (Published 10 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2036
- Daniel Albert, GP1
- 1Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group, Leeds, UK
The Royal College of General Practitioners, in proposing GP federations, and the King’s Fund, in proposing family care networks, are on the right track.1 But they are also repeating a mistake of the past: creating new organisations to muddle alongside existing ones, as when practice based commissioning consortiums ran alongside primary care trusts.
GP practices …