Clear and comprehensive constitutions will help Clinical Commissioning Groups ensure they have effective structures, strong governance systems and good relationships with member practices and the local profession.
This guidance published by the British Medical Association (BMA) highlights essential elements that should be included in a CCG constitution. This is not a comprehensive list, and each CCG should consider issues relevant to their locality and seek legal advice in drafting their constitution.
Download Guidance on CCG Constitutions
The General Practitioners Committee have published a series of guidance notes for GPs, on the principles of GP commissioning and NHS reforms. Find out more at https://www.bma.org.uk/healthcare_policy/nhs_white_paper/gpcwhitepaperguidance.jsp