Commissioning for Beginners

• Professor Tim Briggs, BOA President
– Introduction – purpose, scope and structure of the session

Session Outline

• Dr Louise Warburton, Trustee, ARMA
– How CCGs approach MSK – the different models, affordable commissioning, variation and POLCE

• Paul Manning, Medical Director, Circle
– The independent and private sector and AQP

• Tim Wilton, BOA Professional Practice Committee Chair
– Commissioning Guidance documents

• Josephine Fox, Representative, BOA Patient Liaison Group
– The future: what works for the patient

• John Warrington, Deputy Director for procurement policy and research, Department of Health
– Procurement

Discussion with Q&A