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CCG Constitutions

The relationship between Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and practice should be characterised by genuine clinical engagement and collaboration. The CCG should not be seen to regulate or penalise practices and practices need to feel empowered to hold their CCG to account for the decisions made on their behalf. The CCG constitution will play an important role in determining the relationship between practices and CCGs.

Your CCG Constitution. . .

The constitution should be limited to governance arrangements of the CCG and should not place any contractual or performance requirement on practices.

A good constituion should NOT include:

A good constituion should:

Your LMC. . .

We urge all practices to reassure themselves of the appropriateness and content of their proposed CCG constitution, to seek advice from their LMC and to use GPC guidance as an aid. CCGs are membership organisations and CCGs have no right to compel practices to sign a constitution with which they are not content. A practice has the right to refuse to sign these documents until their concerns have been addressed by the CCG.


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