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What does PBC stand for?

PBC stands for Practice-Based Commissioning (UK)

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Practice-based commissioning (PBC) is considered as one of the key policies of NHS reform, whereby GPs become commissioners under the PBC on the basis of knowing the patients' needs and designing the appropriate care to meet these needs (Marks & Hunter, 2005; DH, 2007; Health Committee, 2011; Curry et al.
Some 59 PCTs provided the magazine with details of 3,148 GP practice-based commissioning budgets covering more than one-third of the practices in England, most of them relating to 2008/09.
Managing director Harry Hyman said the introduction of practice-based commissioning in the primary care sector and increasing competition through the entry of new participants may lead to delays in approval of new projects in the short term.
The introduction of patient choice, payment by results, practice-based commissioning and foundation trusts was arguably the most complex series of changes ever introduced in the NHS, Kemp told the conference.