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Primary care workforce commission

Commissioned by HEE, the Primary Care Workforce Commission developed a report that identified models of primary care that to meet the needs of the future NHS.

The Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, commissioned HEE to establish the independent Primary Care Workforce Commission, chaired by Martin Roland CBE, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Cambridge. Through a literature review, call for evidence, site visits and panel meetings, the Commission wanted to identify and highlight innovative models of primary care that will meet the future needs of patients and the NHS.

The report ‘The future of primary care: creating teams for tomorrow’ sets out the Commission’s thinking which includes calling for greater collaboration across organisations and a broader range of staff involved in the delivery of healthcare.

Please send your views about the recommendations, and how you could help support them, to the Commission by emailing pcwcommission@hee.nhs.uk.

There are a number of documents that support the Commission's report. They are available to download here.

Site visit proposal submissions (AA)
Site visits additional information (BB)
Completed evidence forms – EE 01-30
Completed evidence forms- EE 31-59
Supporting evidence FF 01-25
Supporting Evidence – FF 26-50
Supporting Evidence – FF 51-100
Supporting evidence – FF 100-146
Literature overview from RAND Europe
HEE's formal response to the Commission's report

The report is available to download from the bottom of this page.

The commission consisted of six members. Their biographies are located in the report, available to download at the bottom of this page.

Martin Roland CBE (Chair), Professor of Health Services Research, University of Cambridge
Professor Nick Barber, Director of Research, The Health Foundation
Candace Imison, Director of Healthcare Systems, The Nuffield Trust
Amanda Howe, Professor of Primary Care, University of East Anglia
Gregory Rubin, Professor of General Practice and Primary Care, Durham University
Karen Storey, Primary Care Lead Nurse Workforce, Health Education West Midlands