Clinical commissioning groups are better than primary care trusts, say GPs

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 01 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2491
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Fewer than half of GPs surveyed believe that decisions made by clinical commissioning groups reflect their views. However, in general they consider them to be an improvement on primary care trusts, shows a survey published on the first anniversary of the reorganisation of the NHS in England.

The research, which had a response rate of less than 30% and which was published by the health think tanks the Nuffield Trust and the King’s Fund, shows that GPs believe that clinical commissioning groups are much more likely to listen to them than primary care trusts …

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