Essential Reading

This page will attempt to aggregate those documents that provide essential background to understanding Practice Based Commissioning.

NHS Constitution

An Overview of General Practice (From the King’s Fund)

Standards for Better Health
Core and developmental standards for the NHS.

World Class Commissioning

The vision from DH site: in full and in summary
WCC Competencies

High Quality Care For All: NHS Next Stage Review
Our vision for primary and community care
From DH Various download options

Clinical Commissioning
Our vision for practice based commissioning
From DH

Practice Based Commissioning in Action
A Guide for GPs from DH and NAPC

NHS Operating Framework 09/10
From DH. Also has PCT allocations for 2 years.

And for 10/11
From DH

Lambeth Health Profile
Various public documents (from 2007)
Annual Public Health Report 0809

PCT 5 year Commisioning Strategy
Lambeth Strategic Plan 2010 – 2015

From Lambeth First
Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

PBC: Reinvigorate, replace or abandon?
From King’s Fund

Lambeth Local Area Agreement
Local authority priorities

Fair Society Healthy Lives
Strategic Review of Health Inequalities in England post 2010, the Marmot review

Liberating the NHS
White paper and related documentation

A simple guide to PbR
From DH; The aim of this guide is to provide an introduction for newcomers to PbR, from NHS health professionals, managers and administrators, to people engaged in academic study and interested members of the public both in the UK and abroad.

The links on the right in the blogroll should provide useful resources and some older stuff may be found on the SaCH site.

Any suggestions for other good reading very welcome.

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