More than 100 delegates represented over 50 CCGs at the event in February, produced by the team behind the Inside Commissioning website, and the publishers of GP, MIMS and Medeconomics.
The contents of the 17-page report, which is free to registered users of Inside Commissioning, include summaries of the presentations of all the key speakers on the day.
Speakers and subject areas include:
Shaping your own vision of the future of primary care
Dr David Paynton, National clinical lead, RCGP Centre for Commissioning
CCGs urged to think ‘big and bold’ on co-commissioning primary care
Dr Julia Simon, programme director, co-commissioning of primary care, and head of commissioning development, NHS England
Time to re-connect GPs with local commissioners
Dr Steve Kell, chairman of Bassetlaw CCG and co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners
Commissioning telehealth services to develop integrated healthcare
Professor Ruth Chambers, member of NHS England's TECS steering group, a GP and clinical telehealth lead at Stoke-on-Trent CCG
Aligning GPs with other primary care and community services
Alastair Buxton, head of NHS services at the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee
Katrina Venerus, optometrist and managing director of the Local Optical Committee Support Unit
Jo Cleary, chair of The College of Social Work and the National Skills Academy for Social Care
How CCGs can balance clinical leadership with conflicts of interest
Peter Edwards, senior partner at Capsticks, a specialist health and social care law firm
New clinical services: keeping the spirit of GP innovation alive
Dr Arun Aggarwal, GP at the Rainbow Surgery in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire.
Improving mental health outcomes through co-commissioning
Dr Phil Moore, deputy chair (clinical) at Kingston CCG, a board member of NHS Clinical Commissioners, and chair of the Mental Health Commissioners’ Network
New challenges for CCG leaders on maintaining clinical engagement
Holly Holder, fellow in health policy at the Nuffield Trust
Can GP federations protect practices in the new healthcare market?
Dr Phil McCarthy, GP, appraiser and honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Bristol, and former director of GP Care
CCGs urged to be proactive on management of practice contracts
Philippa Doyle, associate at health and social care lawyers Hempsons