The NHS will face a 'medical emergency' if it fails to get clinicians - especially GPs - on board for its reform agenda, according to NHS Alliance chair Dr Michael Dixon.

He told the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence conference that new professional executive committees must include greater clinical leadership and involvement in PCTs.

Meanwhile NHS Alliance chief executive Michael Sobanja told an HSJconference that were still to many obstacles to the successful implementation of practice-based commissioning, and said the Department of Health must address 'faults' in the operation of payment by results.

www.nhsalliance.org

The NHS will face a 'medical emergency' if it fails to get clinicians - especially GPs - on board for its reform agenda, according to NHS Alliance chair Dr Michael Dixon.

He told the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence conference that new professional executive committees must include greater clinical leadership and involvement in PCTs.

Meanwhile NHS Alliance chief executive Michael Sobanja told an HSJconference that were still to many obstacles to the successful implementation of practice-based commissioning, and said the Department of Health must address 'faults' in the operation of payment by results.

www.nhsalliance.org