Primary care Contents


Terms of Reference


1 The experience of primary care

Meeting patient expectations

Patient satisfaction

Improving access to primary care

Weekend appointments

Utilising information technology

Struggling workforce



Variable quality

2 The new models of care

Changing how we care

Findings of the Primary Care Workforce Commission

The blueprint for a new model of care

Specialists in primary care

The role of federations

3 Building the new team

Primary care workforce

Workforce planning

Tackling local shortages


Training and education

SIFT payments

Workforce and federations


GP leadership

4 Funding

Changing incentives in the system

Investing in primary care

Proportion of NHS spending on primary care

Future funding

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Visit to Halifax and Sheffield

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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20 April 2016