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The team at GPonline.com has a long history of providing high quality news and opinion on all the latest developments in the commissioning community.

We have now joined forces with colleagues from our specialist commissioning website Inside Commissioning to further improve the content we offer in this key area for GPs.

The Inside Commissioning columnist Dr Chris Mimnagh is also now writing regularly for GPonline on both commissioning and providing from a GP perspective.

Our understanding of the key policies and debates, and monitoring of trends across the NHS, means that we can deliver the full picture, whether you are a GP working at a CCG, or a practice being managed or commissioned by a CCG.

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Visit our dedicated Commissioning News section now to catch up with all the latest updates and viewpoints from key opinion leaders in the field, across the 209 CCGs in England.

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Latest commissioning news and views

Sustainability of GP at Hand model questioned in major independent report

Sustainability of GP at Hand model questioned in major independent report

Babylon GP at Hand's controversial digital-first model may be unsustainable if rolled...

CCGs must not be forced to merge, NHS advisers warn

CCGs must not be forced to merge, NHS advisers warn

An advisory committee set up to help develop and deliver the NHS long-term plan is...

Extended hours cuts linked to GP at Hand threaten practice closures, LMC warns

Extended hours cuts linked to GP at Hand threaten practice closures, LMC warns

GP practices in west London could face closure after the cash-strapped CCG hosting...

Number of CCGs could be cut by 75% by April 2020

Number of CCGs could be cut by 75% by April 2020

Measures to cut the number of CCGs in England by more than three quarters could be...

£550m public health cuts hit GP workload and put patients at risk, says BMA

£550m public health cuts hit GP workload and put patients at risk, says BMA

The BMA has demanded the reversal of £550m in public health cuts, as GP leaders warned...

GPs raise alarm over CQC failure to report on fast-growing GP at Hand

GPs raise alarm over CQC failure to report on fast-growing GP at Hand

GP at Hand's controversial video consultation service has never been reported on...

CQC chief to chair hospital trust taking over 18 GP practices

CQC chief to chair hospital trust taking over 18 GP practices

The CQC's chief inspector of general practice has been appointed to chair a West...

GPs must not be pressured to join integrated care contracts, warns BMA

GPs must not be pressured to join integrated care contracts, warns BMA

The BMA has warned that GPs must not be pressured to abandon their current contracts,...

Private providers could grab unlimited share of GP consultations online

Private providers could grab unlimited share of GP consultations online

An unlimited share of NHS GP consultations could be delivered online by private providers...

GP at Hand granted permission to expand to Birmingham

GP at Hand granted permission to expand to Birmingham

NHS England has approved the expansion of Babylon GP at Hand to Birmingham in a move...

Fragmentation of sexual health services an 'insult' to women, says RCGP

Fragmentation of sexual health services an 'insult' to women, says RCGP

The RCGP has called for an overhaul in the way sexual health services are delivered...

Digital tools can save millions of hours of GP time, says NHS tech blueprint

Digital tools can save millions of hours of GP time, says NHS tech blueprint

The ability of digital technology to reduce GP workload and eliminate unnecessary...

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