STRUCTURE: There are currently 10 clinical commissioning groups emerging in Surrey, according to primary are trust documents.

NHS Surrey cautioned that “with some practices still to sign up, and talks of others joining forces, this number may change”.

It added: “Although 2013 may seem a long way off, a huge amount of work needs to happen before then to get Surrey ready for this major transition.

“To keep us on track, we’ve set up a new transition assurance committee, which is a committee of the NHS Surrey board. It will oversee the delivery of key milestones and will regularly report progress to our board.”