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GPs are quitting CCG roles as enthusiasts lose heart

Pulse - 6th December 2011 5:37 pm

GP commissioning leaders are quitting the boards of clinical commissioning groups amid concerns that even enthusiasts for the NHS reforms are being ground down by excessive workload and frustration at bureaucracy.

An investigation covering 50 PCTs found 15 CCG board members have stepped down since April. Among those who resigned from board roles were CCG chairs and commissioning enthusiasts who found it impossible to juggle commissioning with their clinical work.

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One response to “GPs are quitting CCG roles as enthusiasts lose heart”

  1. Malcolm Morrison says:

    Was it not ever thus?! It always sounds so good when the first ‘principles’ are publicised. It all turns sour when we get down to the practicalities - and the inevitable bog of bureaucracy!
    Retired Orthopod

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