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Primary care trust commissioning is not advanced and there is little evidence of PCTs influencing hospital services. Any further NHS reorganisation would hamper the development of commissioning. PCTs need to engage more GPs in the task of commissioning services. PCTs' ability to move work round on a cost per case basis should strengthen their hand in commissioning from hospitals.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-25
Number of pages4
JournalHealth Service Journal
Issue number5831
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002