Breadcrumb Home Multimedia GP commissioning: Chris Ham This content relates to the following topics: Competition, markets and choice Commissioning and contracting Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Wednesday 08 September 2010 Chris Ham, Chief Executive of The King's Fund, gives an overview of GP budget holding using evidence from the US and the NHS.Related contentVideoGP commissioning: Lord Howe Lord Howe, Under Secretary of State for Quality, gives an overview of GP commissioning and outlines the challenges clinicians will face.AudioGP commissioning: Paul Zollinger-Read Dr Paul Zollinger-Read, Chief Executive of NHS Cambridgeshire, provides an overview on how his primary care trust is managing the transition to the new system of GP commissioning.AudioGP commissioning: Joanna Bayley Dr Joanna Bayley, GP PEC Member of NHS Gloucestershire, gives her view on GP commissioning. AudioGP commissioning: William Lumb Dr William Lumb, GP and Board Member of Westmoreland Primary Care Collaborative, discusses his experiences of implementing GP commissioning.AudioGP commissioning: Shane Gordon Dr Shane Gordon, GP and Chief Executive of the Colchester Practice-based Commissioning Group, gives his perspective on GP commissioning.AudioGP commissioning: Katherine Ward Katherine Ward, Chief Executive of UnitedHealth UK, describes how her company will fit into the new system of GP commissioning.AudioGP commissioning: Steve Field Professor Steve Field, GP and Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners, discusses what GPs think about the new plans set out in the health White Paper. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Long read What is commissioning and how is it changing? Commissioning is the process by which health and care services are planned, purchased and monitored. Here we look at the commissioning process in more detail, the organisations involved and how it is changing. Article Is the NHS being privatised? The involvement of the private sector in the NHS is a hotly contested topic. We consider whether the NHS is being privatised. Blog Missing the wood for the trees Ben Collins reflects on the reasons behind the failure of the UnitingCare contract, and lessons that have been learnt for commissioning in the NHS. Blog Paid for by the NHS, treated privately John Appleby looks at how much non-NHS providers contribute to NHS care.