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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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And please join our growing community on Twitter by following @incommissioning where we regularly share commissioning news and views from around the NHS.

Latest commissioning news and views

PM confirms £20.5bn NHS England budget rise by 2023

PM confirms £20.5bn NHS England budget rise by 2023

Prime minister Theresa May has confirmed that NHS England's budget will rise by £20.5bn...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Flexible working could help retain GPs and benefit practices

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Flexible working could help retain GPs and benefit practices

A part-time GP, Dr Chris Mimnagh now works more in the winter and less in the summer...

Jeremy Hunt picks workforce planning as top issue he could have handled better

Jeremy Hunt picks workforce planning as top issue he could have handled better

Jeremy Hunt has highlighted workforce planning as the number one issue he could have...

London 'rationing' scheme will hit GP workload and patient care, BMA fears

London 'rationing' scheme will hit GP workload and patient care, BMA fears

Proposals that could tighten GP referral criteria across London look like a 'cover...

First recruits from international GP scheme to start work in September

First recruits from international GP scheme to start work in September

The first GPs brought in through an international recruitment programme to bolster...

RCGP manifesto demands campaign to fight loneliness and social isolation

RCGP manifesto demands campaign to fight loneliness and social isolation

A 'public health epidemic' of loneliness is undermining general practice, according...

GP at Hand list size grows 10% in a month as more young patients join

GP at Hand list size grows 10% in a month as more young patients join

More than 2,500 patients registered with the video consultation service GP at Hand...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Social prescribing could become a sore point for GPs

Dr Chris Mimnagh: Social prescribing could become a sore point for GPs

The term 'social prescribing' implies a doctor-knows-best approach - renaming it...

GP at Hand CCG likely to receive NHS England bailout as costs soar by £18m

GP at Hand CCG likely to receive NHS England bailout as costs soar by £18m

The CCG hosting GP at Hand needs an £18m bailout from NHS England to cover costs...

GPs urged to 'stand up and campaign' against social prescribing cuts

GPs urged to 'stand up and campaign' against social prescribing cuts

GPs need to fight back against cuts to social prescribing schemes driven by pressure...

Sexual health cuts 'driving up health inequalities and NHS costs', warns RCGP

Sexual health cuts 'driving up health inequalities and NHS costs', warns RCGP

Funding cuts and inconsistent commissioning across England have left sexual health...

Dr Chris Mimnagh: General practice can do more to promote health

Dr Chris Mimnagh: General practice can do more to promote health

It's no longer possible for GPs to do everything and we may need to consider more...

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