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Effective GP Commissioning - Essential Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes

A Practical Guide

Sunil Gupta



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Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
22 March 2011
The proposed abolition of Primary Care Trusts and transfer of their commissioning functions to GP consortia have been greeted with intense excitement by some GPs and with extreme trepidation by others. This book explains what commissioning is and how to do it enabling clinicians to flourish as commissioners in the new NHS. Some topics that will be familiar to readers such as long term conditions management patient safety and the wider determinants of health are explored here from a commissioning perspective. Others which may be less familiar such as how to delegate how to improve productivity management theories and the content of financial accounts are explored in detail. Additional skills needed by commissioning GPs - fostering innovation assertiveness and emotional competence as well as negotiation presentation and even media management skills - are outlined in a clear and straightforward fashion while the necessary attitudes involved are described with reference to the Nolan Principles of Public Life. A straightforward yet comprehensive guide Effective GP Commissioning - Essential Knowledge Skills and Attitudes will be essential for GPs prospective GPs and those with an interest in effective commissioning.
By:   Sunil Gupta
Imprint:   Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   1st New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 155mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   386g
ISBN:   9781846195204
ISBN 10:   1846195209
Pages:   184
Publication Date:   22 March 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  Primary ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

General Practitioner; Chair, Professional Executive Committee, NHS South East Essex; Joint Clinical Director, Castle Point GP Consortium, Essex

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