GP pathfinders

GP pathfinders

The first GP commissioning consortia which showed interest in trialing their new commissioning roles. GP pathfinders will test concepts, themes and functions at an early stage, before GP consortia replace the Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) for such tasks.
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GP pathfinders will also be supported by the National Clinical Commissioning Network, the National Leadership Council and national primary care bodies.
"We now have five GP pathfinders in the North East and are working with many others who are keen to form partnerships and come together in consortia.
"We are wholly committed to supporting both GPs and primary care trusts during this important transition period and making sure GPs feel fully prepared to take on this important commissioning role." GP pathfinders will also be supported by the National Clinical Commissioning Network, the National Leadership Council and national primary care bodies.