Welsh LMCS Conference: LMCs call for Welsh GPs to commission

March 2005
GP: General Practitioner;3/18/2005, p12
The article presents information about the introduction of practice-led commissioning in Wales. General Practitioner Committee (GPC) Wales chairman Dr Andrew Dearden said that introducing commissioning to Wales could help resolve concerns about Local Health Boards (LHB) performance by giving GPs a greater role to play in shaping the NHS. LMCs' representatives told GP that they condemned LHB performance but they stopped short of a call to disband them. They called for far tighter performance management of the boards and harsher treatment of failing managers.


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